Posts Tagged ‘Florida Forest Service’

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Wildfire Update for Florida

    May 22, 17 • 107 Views • FDACS, Homepg 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 • 179 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 • 153 Views • FDACS, Homepg 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 • 306 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 • 174 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...

  • Florida Forest Service Releases New Fire Information App

    Feb 20, 17 • 231 Views • FDACS, Homepg SliderComments Off on Florida Forest Service Releases New Fire Information App

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service today announced the release of “FLBurnTools,” a new mobile app to inform the public about drought, wildfire danger and wildfire activity. Prescribed burn practitioners can...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam to Tour East Polk County Fire, Discuss Heightened Wildfire Danger Across Florida

    Feb 16, 17 • 210 Views • FDACS, Media AdvisoriesComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam to Tour East Polk County Fire, Discuss Heightened Wildfire Danger Across Florida

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam will be in Polk County Friday morning to tour the Highway 630 fire, which has burned approximately 2,000 acres in the Indian Lake Estates area, and discuss heightened wildfire danger across the state....

  • Florida Forest Service invites teachers to apply for forestry tour

    Feb 1, 17 • 263 Views • FDACS, GovernmentComments Off on Florida Forest Service invites teachers to apply for forestry tour

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced today an exciting summer learning opportunity for Florida’s educators.  The Florida Forestry Teachers’ Tour will bring 45 teachers from across the state to...

  • Florida Forest Service Celebrates Florida’s Arbor Day, Encourages Communities to Become Tree City USA Certified

    Jan 18, 17 • 283 Views • FDACSComments Off on Florida Forest Service Celebrates Florida’s Arbor Day, Encourages Communities to Become Tree City USA Certified

    To celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day on Friday, Jan. 20, the Florida Forest Service will join communities throughout the state in several tree planting projects, tree seedling giveaways and forestry education activities to highlight the benefits of trees....

  • Florida Forest Service Provides Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Celebrations

    Nov 22, 16 • 242 Views • FDACSComments Off on Florida Forest Service Provides Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Celebrations

    To ensure the safety of Florida’s residents and visitors while gathering with friends and family this Thanksgiving holiday, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service have issued a fire danger warning for Floridians due to...