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Enterprise Florida Announces Northwest Florida Named a Sentinel Landscape

On Thursday, Enterprise Florida announced that Northwest Florida has been designated as a new Sentinel Landscape. The Sentinel Landscapes Partnership is a coalition of federal agencies, state and local governments, and non-governmental organizations that work...

Nikki Fried, Florida Forest Service Mark Prescribed Fire Awareness Week

State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Forest Service are highlighting prescribed fire and its role in public safety and the health of Florida’s natural and agricultural lands during Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, January 24 – 30.

USDA, State Government Starts $380 Million Grant Program for Hurricane Michael Recovery

From his seat on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has been urging the USDA to send more money to Florida to help with the recovery efforts. 
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USDA, Florida Reach an Agreement on $380 Million to Help Timber Industry Recover From...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the funds would be coming to Florida to help the timber industry. According to Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, more than 550 million trees in Florida were damaged by the hurricane and the timber industry lost $1.3 billion due to it.  

Florida Forest Service, Nikki Fried Warn About Increased Wildfire Dangers

State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Forest Service teamed up on Wednesday to urge Floridians to exercise caution due to the increased threat of wildfires.

Florida Marks Wildfire Awareness Week

This is Florida’s Wildfire Awareness Week and the Florida Forest Service and state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried offers a warning about outdoor burning.

New Leadership Takes Over at the Florida Forest Service

At the end of last week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced new leadership for the Florida Forest Service after a national search.