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Prescribed Burn on Apalachicola National Forest Today (Feb 3)

The Apalachicola National Forest is conducting a prescribed burn on approximately 1,000 acres today in Area 33.  See Apalachicola National Forest Presribed Burning Map. 
Drivers and residents are reminded of the possibility of unexpected shifting winds that could increase the risk of smoke on the road during prescribed burns.  Always proceed with caution and please reduce [...]

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Volunteer! Trail Work Day at Leon Sinks

Who:  The public is invited!
What:  The Apalachicola National Forest is hosting a trail pruning day at Leon Sinks.  The event includes an interpretive presentation.
When:  Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010
Where:  Meet at 9 a.m. at the Leon Sinks Geological Area trailhead (6605 Crawfordville Hwy, Tallahassee FL 32305)  
Other Information:  Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather and [...]

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Flooding worsens along the Florida Trail

Swift, rising waters along the Suwannee River and its tributaries as well as the Aucilla River near Tallahassee has forced the closure of a large swath of the Florida National Scenic Trail through North Florida. With more rain expected over the weekend, hikers are advised to avoid the Florida Trail between the Osceola National Forest [...]

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Prescribed Burn on Ocala National Forest Today (Jan. 29)

The Ocala National Forest is conducting a prescribed burn on approximately 1,800 acres today in the Billies Bay Wilderness Area off County Road 445.  The burn will improve and help maintain the natural condition of the wilderness.
There is potential for smoke along County Roads 445 and 445A and long State Roads 40 and 19.  Motorists [...]

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Prescribed Burn on Apalachicola National Forest Today

The Apalachicola National Forest is conducting a prescribed burn today, Jan. 28, in Area 332 (Apalachicola National Forest Prescribed Fire Map).  Prescribed fire plays an integral part in reducing fuels, improving all wildlife habitat, controlling competing vegetation, controlling disease and improving forage.
Drivers and residents are reminded of the possiblity of unexpected shifting winds that could [...]

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