Fire is used in managing exotic plants, reducing fuel accumulations, and limiting hardwood competition.  Firefighter Pat Edwards carefully ignites Pine Rocklands during a prescribed fire in Everglades National Park, NPS.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Opinion on Everglades National Park Fire Management Plan EA

This document is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Biological Opinion to Everglades National Park (ENP) of the potential effects of implementation of the Preferred Alternative for the ENP Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment.
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