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Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive will close beginning Feb. 24

The District announces the temporary closure of the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive on Feb. 24-25

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Prescribed fire today at Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area in Alachua County

The District is conducting an 855-acre prescribed burn today at Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area in Alachua County.

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Prescribed fire today at Moses Creek Conservation Area in St. Johns County

The District is conducting a 181-acre prescribed burn today at Moses Creek Conservation Area in St. Johns County.

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Prescribed fire today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County

The District is conducting a 60-acre prescribed burn today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County.

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Prescribed fire today at Lake Monroe Conservation Area in Volusia County

The District is conducting a 92-acre prescribed burn today at Lake Monroe Conservation Area in Volusia County.

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Prescribed fire today at Heart Island Conservation Area in Volusia County

The District is conducting a 92-acre prescribed burn today at Heart Island Conservation Area in Volusia County. The burn will be located south of State Road 40 along the west side of Bee Road. The burn’s purpose is to reduce hazardous fuel loads and maintain fire-dependent natural communities.

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