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Leon County Conducting Prescribed Burn Today

By: Leon County Release Email
By: Leon County Release Email

Press Release: Leon County

WHO: Leon County
WHAT: Prescribed burn
WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2013
WHERE: Approximately 65 acres in the vicinity of Miles Johnson Road on the south side of Miccosukee Road.

Leon County Parks & Recreation will be conducting a prescribed burn, weather permitting, on the Miccosukee Greenway in the vicinity of Miles Johnson Road on the south side of Miccosukee Road on Thursday, April 25.

Prescribed fire is an important tool in Florida for managing the aesthetic values of natural landscapes in addition to managing fuels, wildlife habitat and native plant species. The County will be coordinating with the Florida Forest Service to complete and safely execute the burn plan.

For more information, contact Leon County Parks & Recreation at (850) 606-1470 or Jon D. Brown, Director of Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 /cmr@LeonCountyFL.gov .
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