Prescribed burn planned on Lake Okeechobee

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was not able to conduct a prescribed burn last week and staff plan to try and conduct the burn on Friday, March 6, near Indian Prairie, weather permitting. To help protect public health and safety, […]

SFWMD, FWC, Florida Forest Service and USACE planning prescribed burn on Lake Okeechobee

MOORE HAVEN — In an effort to manage vegetation and restore habitat in Lake Okeechobee, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida Forest Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are planning two prescribed burns on the southwest shore of the lake this week. On March […]

Prescribed burn of 35,000 acres planned near Lake O

LAKE OKEECHOBEE — In an effort to manage vegetation within the seasonally dry portions of Lake Okeechobee, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Forest Service, and the Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct prescribed burns in the west-southwest areas of the lake. On March 3 through March […]

Prescribed burn planned on Lake Okeechobee

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to conduct a prescribed burn on the northwest end of Lake Okeechobee this week, near Indian Prairie, weather permitting. To help protect public health and safety, the agencies plan to conduct the prescribed burn […]