The Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management Department will be conducting a prescribed burn today.


Blackwater Creek Nature Preserve
9581 Paul Buchman Hwy
Plant City, FL 33565


One day.

Purpose of burn

Ecological site maintenance.

Contact information

  • Department: CELM Bell Creek Office: (813) 672-7876

  • Media contact: Todd Pratt, Media Relations Strategist, office: (813) 276-2409, cell: (813) 373-1023

  • Other: Florida Forest Service Lakeland Dispatch, (863) 940-6701


All public trails will remain open during the burn.

Prescribed fire information

For answers to prescribed fire questions, visit

Posted: 5/21/2024, 1:36:59 PM