Emergency Order No. 2022-014: The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) issued an emergency order on April 1, 2022 to prohibit burning on SFWMD lands in Lee, Collier and Hendry Counties due to dry conditions and imminent danger of wildfires. This temporary burn ban includes the building or maintaining of fires for recreational purposes in fireplaces and fire rings on SFWMD lands.
Anyone who spots a wildfire should call 911 to report it as soon as possible.
For your safety, please check for current fire restrictions and closures when planning a trip to District lands. For more information on recreation closures, visit SFWMD.gov/Recreation.