Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Withlacoochee Forestry Center Field Unit

Withlacoochee Forestry Center Field Unit

Counties Served

Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Pasco and Sumter


Keith Mousel


Withlacoochee Forestry Center
Florida Forest Service
15019 Broad St.
Brooksville, FL 34601-4201

Report a Wildfire and
Request Burning Authorizations

(352) 797-4100

Administrative Telephone

(352) 797-4101


(352) 797-4103

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

Seminole State Forest
Florida Forest Service
Leesburg Forestry Station
9610 CR 44
Leesburg, FL 34788-3007
(352) 360-6675

Withlacoochee State Forest
Visitor Center
15003 Broad St.
Brooksville, FL 34601-4201
(352) 797-4140 

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.