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Prescribed Burn Season Begins in Apalachicola National Forest

Tallahassee, FL – Local residents and forest visitors may see some smoke in the air beginning in October when the U.S. Forest Service starts its prescribed fire season. Approximately 100,000 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest are planned for prescribed fire to help prevent wildfires and promote a healthy forest.
Plants and animals native to the [...]

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Prescribed burn near Sumatra

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 1,272 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest today.
The prescribed burn will take place in the southwest side of the forest, slightly northwest of the community of Sumtra. The burn will improve wildlife habitat, eliminate vegetation build up and reduce the threat of wildfires.
People are [...]

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Prescribed burn near Tallahassee Airport

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 1,211 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest today.
The prescribed burn will take place near the Tallahassee Airport, off Springhill Road and New Light Church Road. The burn will improve wildlife habitat, eliminate vegetation build up and reduce the threat of wildfires.
People are reminded that [...]

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Apalachicola National Forest Prescribed Burning Today

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 2,219 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest today.
The prescribed burn will take place in the northern portion of the Apalachicola National Forest west of U.S. Highway 65 and adjacent to northern forest boundary. The burn will improve wildlife habitat, eliminate vegetation build up and [...]

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Apalachichola prescribed burn near Springhill Road & CR 267

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 789 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest starting at about 10 a.m. today.
The prescribed burn will take place in an area near Bloxham Cut-off (highway 267) and Springhill Road. The burn will improve wildlife habitat, eliminate vegetation build up and reduce the threat [...]

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