Posts Tagged ‘Florida Forest Service’

  • Additional Florida Forest Service Firefighters Join Wildfire Suppression Efforts Out West

    Jul 20, 17 • 28 Views • FDACSComments Off on Additional Florida Forest Service Firefighters Join Wildfire Suppression Efforts Out West

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that an additional 24 wildland firefighters from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service will join an interagency federal hand crew of firefighters from...

  • Florida Forest Service Firefighters Heading to Battle Blazes in Western States

    Jul 7, 17 • 157 Views • FDACS, Homepage SliderComments Off on Florida Forest Service Firefighters Heading to Battle Blazes in Western States

    On the heels of one of the most active wildfire seasons in years, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that 41 wildland firefighters from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service are leaving...

  • Florida Forest Service Announces Long Leaf Pine Program for Landowners

    Jun 26, 17 • 188 Views • FDACSComments Off on Florida Forest Service Announces Long Leaf Pine Program for Landowners

    The Florida Forest Service, a division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, announced today that the Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program is now accepting applications from eligible, non-industrial private forest landowners....

  • Wounded Veterans Invited to Register for Free Lobstering, Scalloping, Kayaking Trips

    Jun 22, 17 • 284 Views • FDACS, Veterans Affairs/MilitaryComments Off on Wounded Veterans Invited to Register for Free Lobstering, Scalloping, Kayaking Trips

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam invites Florida’s wounded veterans to register for upcoming Operation Outdoor Freedom events, including a lobstering trip out of Fort Lauderdale, a scalloping trip out of Steinhatchee and a kayaking trip on...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    May 30, 17 • 431 Views • FDACS, Homepage SliderComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced today that more than 2,300 wildfires have burned over 233,000 acres in Florida this year, with 84 active wildfires burning as of today, May 30, 2017. Current conditions by...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    May 22, 17 • 269 Views • FDACS, Homepage SliderComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced today that 2,273 wildfires have burned over 171,000 acres in Florida this year, with 125 active wildfires burning as of today, May 22, 2017. Current conditions by county, burn...

  • South Carolina Sending Firefighters, Equipment to Help Florida Battle Wildfires

    May 12, 17 • 300 Views • FDACSComments Off on South Carolina Sending Firefighters, Equipment to Help Florida Battle Wildfires

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced today that South Carolina is sending firefighters and equipment to help battle Florida wildfires. The support crews are expected to arrive in Central Florida Saturday evening....

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    May 8, 17 • 304 Views • FDACS, Homepage SliderComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced today that more than 2,000 wildfires have burned over 150,000 acres in Florida this year, with nearly 125 active wildfires burning as of today, May 8, 2017. Current conditions by...

  • Collier County Wildfire Update

    Mar 8, 17 • 394 Views • FDACSComments Off on Collier County Wildfire Update

    The Florida Forest Service continues to battle the Lee Williams Road Fire in Collier County. The fire is approximately 6,500 acres and is 30 percent contained. “Our firefighters worked through the evening to continue the efforts to contain and suppress the...

  • Florida Forest Service Provides Update, Releases App

    Mar 6, 17 • 239 Views • FDACSComments Off on Florida Forest Service Provides Update, Releases App

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service are urging the public to be careful with fire and all potential heat sources due to increased wildfire danger throughout the state. Dry conditions and gusty winds have led to...