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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: State Forests

Dan FL Commissioner Report, Florida, Forestry

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam speaks on the recreational opportunities of Florida’s State Forests. Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: State Forests For a complete list of Florida State Forests, and more information of each one, click the map below. You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Discover more by visiting …


UF/IFAS Rethinking Forest Protection; Hosts UN Expert as Lecturer

Dan Florida, Forestry, Industry News Release

With trees, we enjoy healthier air, shade, a way to store carbon, economic opportunities and much more. Without them, we could wind up with a devastated ecosystem and much lost revenue, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers say. In fact, Florida’s forest industry generated $12.5 billion in sales in 2016, according to recent UF/IFAS economic research. …

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Putnam Recognizes Florida’s 17 Million Acres of Forests During Working Forests Week

Dan Florida, Forestry, Industry News Release

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service are celebrating the benefits of Florida’s more than 17 million acres of forests during Florida’s third annual Working Forests Week, which is Oct. 15 through Oct. 21. A working forest includes publicly or privately owned lands where sustainable production of timber is balanced with promoting healthy populations of …