Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Tallahassee Forestry Center

Tallahassee Forestry Center Field Unit

Counties Served

Leon, Jefferson, Wakulla, Gadsden, Liberty and Franklin


Chris Colburn


Tallahassee Forestry Center
Florida Forest Service
865 Geddie Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32304-8671

Report a Wildfire and 
Request Burning Authorizations

(850) 681-5951

Administrative Telephone

(850) 681-5950


(850) 681-5975

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

Lake Talquin State Forest
865 Geddie Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32304-8671
(850) 681-5950
(850) 922-5975 Fax

Students can experience the outdoors and learn about the different elements and processes of forests at the Bear Creek Educational Forest.

Tate's Hell State Forest
290 Airport Rd.
Carrabelle, FL 32322-3059
(850) 697-0010
(850) 697-0005 Fax

Wakulla State Forest
3674 Bloxham Cut-Off Rd.
Crawfordville, FL 32327-0314
(850) 421-3102

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.