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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 [...]

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Forest Service Responds to Wildfire

USDA FOREST SERVICE NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Date: September 14, 2010            Contact:  Denise Rains, 850-523-8568 Website: www.fs.fed.us/R8/Florida U.S. Forest Service personnel are working to suppress a small wildfire within the Ocala National Forest near Salt Springs, Putnam County. There is no immediate danger to forest users but visitors should use caution if in areas [...]

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Prescribed burn near Sumatra

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 1,162 acres on the Apalachicola National Forest starting at about 10 a.m. today. The prescribed burn will take place in an area in the far southwestern portion of the forest, slightly northwest of the community of Sumatra.  The burn will improve wildlife habitat, eliminate [...]

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Prescribed burn near Wilma in the Apalachicola National Forest

USDA FOREST SERVICE NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 15, 2010 Contact: Denise Rains (850) 523-8568 Website: www.fs.fed.us/r8/florida Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/NFinFlorida TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning approximately 1,900 acres today on the Apalachicola National Forest. The prescribed burn is taking place in an area off of Highway [...]

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Prescribed Burn on Apalachicola National Forest Today (May 7)

For Immediate Release: The Apalachicola National Forest is prescribed burning approximately 377 acres starting at about 10 a.m. today.  See MAP for location. The prescribed burn will take place in the area between US 319 on the west, State Highway 260 in the south, Woodville Highway on the east and Capital Circle in the north.  The [...]

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