• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook

    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Fire Statistics

Number of Fires By Year

YEAR

2012

2011

2010

Wildfire

9

11

5

Mutual Aid

9

12

9

Prescribed Fire

11

7

9

Natural Out

6

7

1

Total

42

36

24

2012 Totals are as of December 17th, 2012. (Updated December 17th, 2012)

Fire Acres by Year

Year

2012

2011

2010

Wildfire

2,114

18,895

441

Mutual Aid

105

68,661

315

Prescribed Fire

53,778

37,988

8,197

Natural Out

129

7.7

2

Total

72,264

125,222

8,955



2012 Totals are as of December 17th, 2012. (Updated December 17th, 2012)

 

Did You Know?

Wood Stork

A pair of endangered wood storks need about 440 pounds of fish during a breeding season to feed themselves and their young. Everglades National Park serves as an important nursery ground for raising their chicks.