Date: March 1, 2006
PRESCRIBED FIREWeathering 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
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