External Resources

Planning a burn or have questions about prescribed fires? Try the Southern Fire Exchange website.

Want to learn more about scrub and sandhill ecosystems? Try this from the Florida Natural areas Inventory (FNAI) and this from the USFWS.

Interested in learning about how to live in and around pyrogenic ecosystems? Visit the Fire Adapted Communities site, and learn more about their Firewise program. To identify areas on the wild-urban interface at risk of wildfire, visit the Wildfire Risk Assessment Portal and consider developing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

Want to know how changing climate will affect conservation plans and what can be done to mitigate those effects? Take a look at resources from the Florida Climate Institute and the US Resilience Toolkit. Those in southeast Florida also may be interested in the Southeast Florida Climate Change Compact and Palm Beach county’s page on climate.