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.

Finding of No Significant Impact for the Everglades National Park 2015 Fire Management Plan.

This document is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the 2015 Fire Management Plan signed by NPS Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin on October 13, 2015. The FONSI records the decision to implement the new FMP and explains why implementation will not result in significant environmental impacts. It also includes the park's responses to comments received and the Errata Sheet documenting the changes to the EA.
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