Title: Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Field Office
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Title: Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Field Office
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Language: English
Creator: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Publisher: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Fla.
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Tall Timbers

Fire Ecology Field Office


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David Brownlie, Fire Ecologist
Tall Timbers Research Station
Route 1, Box 678
Tallahassee, FL 32313
Phone: 850/893 4153, ext. 225
Fax: 850/668 7781
E-mail: DavidBrownlie@fws.gov


Station Facts
* Established: 1990.
* FY 02 budget: $670,000.
* Staff: 5 FTE's.
Station Goals
* Conserve, protect, and enhance
Federal trust resources and their
habitats including National
Wildlife Refuges, wetlands,
endangered species, migratory
birds, and interjurisdictional
fishes.
* Gather and distribute wild and
prescribed fire effects
information to Service field
stations to aid in protection,
restoration, and management of
fire dependent and influenced
habitats.
* Identify needed fire research and
field studies, prepare research
proposals, and serve and liaison
between field stations and the
Interior Fire Research
Committee.
* Serve as a national fire resource
during national emergencies.
Services provided to:
* U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
field stations.
* Private citizens.
* Federal, state and local agencies.
* Universities.
Activity Highlights
* Annually review and provide
guidance on fire management
programs on approximately 50
Fish and Wildlife Service field
stations, 10 State management
areas, five military installations,
and five private foundations.
* Provide assistance for habitat
enhancement, maintenance and
restoration on approximately
100,000 acres annually, through
the use of prescribed fire.


* Prepare and/or review 20-30 fire
research proposals annually.
* Serve as Region 4's primary
contact with contracted fire
researchers.
* Serve on biological teams to
promote wise use of fire as a
management tool.




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