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Firefighter walking in-front of a prescribed fire

Prescribed fire today at Bayard Conservation Area in Clay County

The district is conducting a 50-acre prescribed fire Wednesday at the Bayard Conservation Area in Clay County.

District staff using a drip torch to ignite a prescribed fire

Prescribed fire today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County

The district is conducting a 155-acre burn Wednesday on the River Styx Tract of Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve, on the far western portion of the property near the Grove Park Water Management Area. The purpose of the burn is to maintain fire-dependent ecosystems and reduce wildland fuel loads.

Firefighter walking in-front of a prescribed fire

Prescribed fire today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County

The district is conducting a 39-acre prescribed fire Tuesday at the Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve, just south of the district’s Hawthorne field station, in Alachua County.

Steve Miller - SJRWMD staff conducting prescribed burn at Dunns Creek Conservation Area

Prescribed fire today at Lake Monroe Conservation Area in Volusia County

The district is conducting a 64-acre prescribed fire Tuesday at the Lake Monroe Conservation Area in Volusia County. The purpose of the burn is to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations and maintain fire-dependent ecosystems.

Lake apopka north shore trail on a sunny day

Lake Apopka Loop Trail detours in place Feb. 18–20

A portion of the district’s Lake Apopka Loop Trail will be temporarily closed from Tuesday, Feb. 18, through Thursday, Feb. 20. The closure is due to construction of a restoration project and is necessary to ensure public safety as the district anticipates heavy equipment in the area. Visitors during these days should follow detour signs.

Media inquiries

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Nancy Rubin

Communications Manager
Office: 904-448-7935
Mobile: 904-716-5574
Email: nrubin@sjrwmd.com

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Teresa Monson

Public Communications Coordinator
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064
Email: tmonson@sjrwmd.com

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