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Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control, as many Floridians witnessed during the state’s recent drought. That’s why the Land Management Section of the Southwest Florida Water Management District will be conducting prescribed burns during the months of July, August, and September in areas of Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk Counties. Here’s a quick look at what it’s like along the fire line…

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  • 2/23
    MEDIA ALERT: District Invites Media to Experience Prescribed Fires in Pasco County
    WHO: Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) land management staff. WHAT: District...
  • 2/20
    Governing Board to Meet in Sarasota
    The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board hold its monthly meeting...
  • 2/19
    District Aims to Reduce Risk of Wildfires by Scheduling Prescribed Fires for Citrus County
    Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control,...
  • 2/19
    District Aims to Reduce Risk of Wildfires by Scheduling Prescribed Fires for Hernando County
    Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control,...

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