Prescribed Burning In Florida

Prescribed burning is an important tool in the enhancement of wildlife habitat, reduction of competing vegetation, and reduction of hazardous fuel loads to offset wildfire risk.

Prescribed Burning is Cost-Effective and Efficient​

Prescribed burning in Florida is a versatile tool landowners can utilize in the management of their land. 

Although inherently dangerous, when properly planned and implemented, a prescribed burn may be the most cost-effective and efficient means of land management while most closely mimicking natural ecosystem management.

Prescribed Burning is useful in Florida Land Management

Prescribed burning is used for site preparation, restoration, and the rehabilitation of a site after a silvicultural treatment such as a timber sale, chemical application, or mechanical treatment has occurred. Through proper site evaluation and careful preparation, prescribed burning can be implemented as a cost-effective and efficient way to assist landowners in the management of their lands and attainment of their desired results.


FES℠ utilizes a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager

FES℠ always conducts prescribed burns utilizing a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager. Joseph Gocsik, is Certified through the State of Florida (Certified Prescribed Burn Manager 2004-3499). As a Technical Service Provider (TSP), Joseph Gocsik, TSP-16-21717 is also able to prepare CAP 112 Prescribed Burning Management Plans and Conduct Prescribed burns through the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

More Information on Prescribed Burning in the State of Florida

For more information on how prescribed burning can be implemented as a cost-effective and efficient way to assist Florida landowners in the management of their lands, contact us and we will be able to assist you.