Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Blackwater Forestry Center Field Unit

Blackwater Forestry Center Field Unit

Counties Served

Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa

Manager

Mike Hudson 
John.Hudson@FreshFromFlorida.com

Address

Blackwater Forestry Center
Florida Forest Service
11650 Munson Hwy.
Milton, FL 32570-9332

Report a Wildfire and
Request Burning Authorizations

(850) 957-5701

Administrative Telephone

(850) 957-5700

Fax

(850) 957-5702

County Foresters

Contact for forest management, urban and community forestry assistance, tree farm, or cost-share grant information for your property. Find A County Forester

Forest Area Supervisors

Contact for prescribed burning, fire line plowing, wildfire hazard mitigation, and other questions about wildfire prevention on your property. Find A Forest Area Supervisor

State Forests

Blackwater River State Forest
Florida Forest Service
11650 Munson Hwy.
Milton, FL 32570-9332
(850) 957-5700 
(850) 957-5702 Fax

Interested in learning about the danger of wildfires and how to help prevent them in your community?

Our Wildfire Mitigation Specialist can present  fire prevention programs for local schools, community groups, and events. 
Contact the Specialist in your county for more information or to sign up for a program.