Fire Activity & Related Closures
Fire and Aviation Management Division at Big Cypress is one of the largest in the National Park System. It follows a comprehensive fire plan that allows the restoration of fire regimes through a full range of management tools. Natural fire, prescribed fire, hazard fuel reduction, and fire effects monitoring help restore natural processes, while providing for firefighter and public safety.
For more information about fire's role within the Preserve click here.
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Did You Know?
There are few "big cypress" in Big Cypress National Preserve. The name comes from the great expanse of cypress forest, hundreds of thousands of acres, within the Big Cypress Swamp.