Canaveral National Seashore - - Titusville, Florida - Press Release
Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville Florida
Headquarters: 308 Julia Street, Titusville, Florida 32796 -- (321) 267-1110
Information Center: 7611 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 -- (386) 428-3384

National Park Service News Release

Date: March 1, 2006


Weathering permitting, a prescribed fire will be conducted by Canaveral National Seashore in a 249 acre tract in the Bills Hill area (south of Oak Hill) on Thursday, March 2, 2006 or Friday, March 3, 2006.

This will be a joint operation with Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The purpose is to reduce unnaturally high levels of fuel and improve habitat for the federally-protected Florida Scrub Jay and Eastern Indigo Snake.

CONTACT: John Stiner at 321-267-1110 Ext. 14

The National Park Service cares for the special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

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