Tag Archives: Ocala National Forest

Flooding Disrupts Hunting During Spring Turkey Season At Gores Landing

By on March 27th, 2015 | Last updated: March 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm

From March 16-29, a large portion of McLemore Road on Gores Landing WMA is closed due to recent rainfall and flooding conditions. Unfortunately for hunters, the closure of the road in this typical turkey habitat overlaps with the spring turkey hunting season, from March 21-29.

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Boy, 9, Dies In Ocala National Forest House Fire

By on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 11:25 am

A 9-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at his mobile home in the Ocala National Forest. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.

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Rainbow Family Gathers For Peace In Ocala National Forest

By on February 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 6, 2015 at 11:37 am

Advocates for love and peace, the Rainbow Family will be camping out in the Ocala National Forest in February. They hope this year will bring good times despite their controversial past.

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Ocala National Forest Experiencing Tree Cover Loss

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 11:58 pm

Ocala National Forest is still recovering from two notable forest fires that resulted in a noticeable loss of tree cover.

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Florida Residents Suffer From Federal Government Shutdown

By and on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 7:28 am

A select group of North Florida agencies and programs are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.

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Back burn in Marion County may cause visibility issues on nearby roads

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 11:28 am

A controlled back burn on Halfmoon Prairie in Marion County Monday may cause visibility issues on nearby State Road 40 and 183rd Avenue Road/Levy Hammock Road.

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Fires continue at Osceola National Forest

By on April 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:32 pm

Fire continues to spread in the Osceola National Forest, leaving firefighters with a tough battle. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports, a very large portion of land is still in flames.

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Heightened fire threat for homes around Ocala National Forest

By on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Marion County Fire Rescue is fighting fire with fire today in order to protect homes around the Ocala National Forest. Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 266 acre back burn won’t hurt vegetation and will help […]

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