Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Caloosahatchee Forestry Center Field Unit

Caloosahatchee District Field Unit

Counties Served

Lee, Collier and Hendry


Mike Weston


Caloosahatchee Forestry Center
Florida Forest Service
10941 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33905-5904

Report a Wildfire and
Request Burning Authorizations

(239) 690-8001

Administrative Telephone

(239) 690-8000


(239) 690-8002

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

Picayune Strand State Forest (Collier County)
Florida Forest Service
2121 52nd Ave. S.
Naples, FL 34117-2608
(239) 348-7557
(239) 348-7559 Fax

Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest (Hendry County)
6265 County Rd. 832
Felda, FL 33930
(863) 612-0776
(863) 612-0780 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. 

Wildfire Mitigation in South Florida: Understand the Work to Reduce Your Risk [ Adobe PDF Document 1.69 MB ]