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