Why Do We Burn the Woods?

Talk & Tour 

Why Do We Burn the Woods?

Our longleaf pine ecosystem depends on the regular occurrence of fire. We are planning a Prescribed Burn within the next few months.

 Learn about the importance of Prescribed Fire from Laura Starkey, Heartwood’s Executive Director, Land Manager & “Burn Boss”.

Saturday 

May 11

9:00 – 

10:30 AM

 

Come learn how Fire helps our woods remain healthy and vibrant.

 

 

 

 

Following our next burn, we will plan a special tour of the burn areas, so you can see for yourself the amazing and transformative effects of nature’s most incredible of tools: fire. 

 

Want to attend?

  • Please RSVP (727) 376-5111
  • Wear closed-toe shoes (NO SANDALS)
  • Dress for the weather
  • Bring your own water bottle, sunscreen, and insect repellantHeartwood Preserve

4100 Starkey Blvd.

Trinity 34655

Talk & Tour: Autumn Rebirth

Talk & Tour:

Autumn Rebirth

9:00 AM

September 22nd


Come see the re-green!

Saturday, September 22

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Please join us on a tour of our recent Prescribed Burn.

Come see the new life emerging

mere months after the fire.

Learn about Heartwood’s controlled burn program.

Thank you for your RSVP so we have a headcount.

Closed shoes required (no sandals).

Long pants, water bottle & sun protection recommended.

If you want more information or have any questions,

please call or email us.

You can also check out our website to learn more about the importance of fire on this unique landscape.

http://heartwoodpreserve.com/nature-preserve/

4100 Starkey Blvd.

Trinity, FL 34655