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Prescribed fire at the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station

Following the Panhandle fires? UF expert explains wildfire terms


March 9, 2022

As the Florida Forest Service provides updates on multiple wildfires affecting Bay, Calhoun and Gulf counties, people may encounter unfamiliar fire science terminology. To provide some explanation, we asked David Godwin, a fire ecologist ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Forests
Tags: Adkins Avenue Fire, Bertha Swamp Road Fire, Chipola Complex, David Godwin, Fire, Fire Science, News, Panhandle, Southern Fire Exchange, Star Avenue Fire, Wildfire

Florida on Fire, a new episode from Naturally Florida


November 30, 2021

Florida ecosystems have evolved with fire as a part of their system. Without periodic and regular exposure to fire, Florida's ecosystems often become unbalanced. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the US embarked on a nationwide effort ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Fire, Florida, Lara Milligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale
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NATA partners with Florida Park Service to offer first virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training


December 4, 2020

Last month, the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) was pleased to collaborate with the Florida Park Service (FPS) to offer for the very first time a 100% virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training. This training, typically offered ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Fire, Florida Park Service, Fuels, NATA, Natural Areas Training Academy, Trainings, Weather, Wildland Firefighter

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