NE Florida Ecosystem Restoration Team

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Agency NameWildland Restoration International (WRI)
Project Annual Funding Level varies
Range of Funding (Landowner) technical assistance and implementation only
Criteria for funding project property must be in project coverage area and have significant ecological impact
Geographic Coverage AreaFlorida/Georgia line to north of Orlando, east to Atlantic Ocean and west to I-75
Description of ProgramThe WRI North Florida Ecosystem Restoration Team (NFLERT) is a fire strike team that assists multiple partner agencies with the implementation of prescribed fire on public and some private lands. When not assisting on prescribed fire, the NFLERT works on land management projects that focus on the invasive species detection and removal, as well as, hardwood reduction in ecosystems that were previously pine forest.
When are landowner applications accepted?Inquiries accepted continuously.
Match Required?No
Target Invasive Species?Any early detection spp. as defined by local CISMA organizations
Any other Requirements or Eligibility?Landowner must provide / purchase chemicals
Agreement RequiredYes; Liability release required
Permanent Contact PersonMatthew Brady
Contact number352-373-0550
contacted last2015-09-11 00:00:00.0