Tag Archives: National Forests in Florida

Osceola National Forest requests public comment on Travel Analysis

Date: January 17, 2012 Dear Interested Public: The Osceola National Forest (Osceola) is developing a report which will recommend a minimum road system on the forest needed to provide a safe and efficient travel system and that provides for the protection, management, and use of National Forest System lands. At this time, we are requesting [...]

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National Forests in Florida waives fees during Martin Luther King Birthday weekend

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The National Forests in Florida is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Martin Luther King Birthday weekend, Jan. 14-16. The fee waivers – the third this year — are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Day-use fees will be [...]

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Apalachicola National Forest Prescribed Burning Today

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning in the Apalachicola National Forest today. The prescribed burn will take place off State Road 65 near Central City in Liberty County. The burn will improve wildlife habitat, eliminate vegetation build up and reduce the threat of wildfires. People are reminded that the smoke they [...]

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Forest Service, DEP joint investigation results in conviction of two persons involved in commercial littering case on Ocala National Forest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Forest Service along with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) teamed up in an investigation that resulted in the conviction of two people for commercial littering in the Ocala National Forest. On July 17, 2011, Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Jeffrey Jauschneg observed a pile of roofing material dumped [...]

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National Forests in Florida participates in Veterans Day Parade

National Forests in Florida participates in Veterans Day Parade

National Forests in Florida military Veterans and employees participated in the Tallahassee, Fla., Veterans Day parade as hundreds of people lined the parade route. Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl highlighted the Forest Service appearance for the first time in the parade’s history. Young and old yelled “Hey Smokey, hey Woodsy,” as they passed by Florida’s [...]

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