The Florida Forest Service was recognized at the national level this month, receiving the Wildfire Mitigation Service Leadership Award for its efforts to create a record-breaking prescribed fire program.
The award is the highest commendation for innovation and leadership in wildfire preparedness and mitigation. The awards are given by the National Association of State Foresters, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the National Fire Protection Association and the USDA Forest Service.
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