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Monthly rainfall for February 2024

Rainfall recap: Below-average rainfall in February for the District

In February, the District region witnessed below-average rainfall, with the majority of precipitation concentrated in the middle of the month, driven by a frontal boundary traversing the central counties.

Native maidencane grass

Prescribed fire today at Ocklawaha Prairie Restoration Area in Marion County

The St. Johns River Water Management District is conducting an 87-acre prescribed burn today at Ocklawaha Prairie Restoration Area in Marion County.

A prescribed fire burns off undergrowth in a pine forest.

Prescribed fire today at Newnans Lake Conservation Area in Alachua County

The District is conducting an 62-acre prescribed burn today at Newnans Lake Conservation Area in Alachua County.

District employee creating a Fire line with a vehicle

Econlockhatchee Sandhills Conservation Area temporarily closed for wildfire mitigation project

In a proactive effort to protect communities from potential wildfires, the Econlockhatchee Sandhills Conservation Area, located in Orange County, will be closed to the public starting March 8.

Helicopter flying over a fire

Prescribed fire today at River Lakes Conservation Area in Brevard County

The District is conducting a 4,117-acre prescribed burn today at River Lakes Conservation Area in Brevard County.

Yellow smoke from a fire

Prescribed fire today at J.P. Hall Bayard Point Conservation Area in Clay County

The District is conducting a 154-acre prescribed burn today at J.P. Hall Bayard Point Conservation Area in Clay County.

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