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Florida Land Steward

Florida Land Steward

Directory

If you would like to add an agency or other forestry or natural resource business or organization to one of these pages or make a correction to a listing, simply e-mail the name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail, and Web site address of your organization to cdemers@ufl.edu.

Contacts

Florida Land Steward Partner Contacts

Florida Land Steward Partner's Website

Florida Forest Service

Greg Marshall |  (352) 727-2985
Northeast Florida  Regional Coordinator
Joe Vanderwerff | (850) 597-4416
Northwest Florida Regional Coordinator
Steve Lloyd | (386) 985-6706
Central and South Florida Regional Coordinator
Find Your County Forester 
FFS Landowner Assistance Page  

University of Florida / IFAS

Chris Demers | (352) 846-2375
Extension Program Manager, University of Florida IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Gainesville, FL (maintains this website)
Dr. Michael Andreu | (352) 846-0355
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Florida IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Gainesville, FL
Find Your UF/IFAS County Extension Agent  

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Anthony Grossman | (850) 410-5268
Statewide Landowner Assistance Coordinator
Arlo Kane | (850) 265-3676
Northwest Florida Regional Coordinator, Landowner Assistance Biologists, Panama City, FL
Ginger Morgan | (386) 758-0525
Northeast Florida Regional Coordinator, Landowner Assistance Biologists, Olustee, FL
Mark Asleson | (352) 732-1225
Northeast / Southeast Florida Regional Coordinator, Landowner Assistance Biologists, Ocala, FL
Luis Gonzalez | (863) 648-3200
South Florida Regional Coordinator, Landowner Assistance Biologists, Lakeland, FL
 
Florida FWC Landowner Assistance Web Site  

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Michael Bush | (352) 338-9500
State Biologist
 
USDA Service Center Directory  

Florida Tree Farm Program / Florida Forestry Association

Laura Bosworth | (850) 222-5646
Director of Operations & Regulatory Affairs, Florida Forestry Association
Steve Lloyd | (386) 985-6706
Florida Tree Farm Program President
Florida Tree Farm Program  

Florida State Agencies

Department of Community Affairs

For reporting unauthorized discharge of pollutants
(850) 413-9911 or (800) 320-0519

Florida Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Administrative Consultant
16806 NW 40th Place
Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 472-5462


Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Website
County Bulletins and Registration Compliance
(850) 487-0532

Worker Protection Standards
(850) 487-0532


Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Website
Administrator, Jurisdictional Evaluation
(850) 488-0130

For information regarding waste oil disposal
(850) 488-0300

For location of waste oil collection facilities
(850) 741-4DER


Florida Water Management Districts (WMD)

Florida WMD Website

Northwest Florida WMD
(850) 539-5999

Suwannee River WMD
(800) 226-1066

St. Johns River WMD
(904) 448-7919

Southwest Florida WMD
(800) 423-1476

South Florida WMD
(800) 432-2045


Florida Forest Service

Florida Forest Service logoWebsite
3125 Conner Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1650
(850) 681-5800

For prescribed burning authorizations and other information, visit the FFS Field Offices page.

Conservation Programs Manager
(Forest Stewardship Program)
(850) 681-5874

Friends of FL State Forests Program Coordinator
(850) 681-5875


Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Committee LogoFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Website
620 South Meridian St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600

Forest Stewardship Coordinator
(850) 414-9911

Endangered Species Coordinator
(850) 921-5987


UF / Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Gainesville, FL 32611

Visit the UF/IFAS Web site, where you'll find links to 21 Agricultural Research Centers and 67 County Extension offices. Addresses and maps are included.

Forest Stewardship Coordinator
(352) 846-2375

Recommendations on pesticide use
(352) 392-4721

IFAS Publications on Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS)

Website


State Soil and Water Conservation Council

Bureau Chief
3125 Conner Blvd., B-41 Administration Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1650
(850) 488-6249 or (850) 488-7378


Federal Agencies

Environmental Protection Agency

Website
Wetlands Regulatory Section
U.S. EPA-Region IV
100 Alabama St., SW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3104
(404) 562-9355

Federal Pesticide Information
(404) 562-8956

EPA Region IV (for information on silvicultural practices in wetlands)
(404) 374-3871 ext. 6507


Southern Regional Extension Forestry

WebsiteSouthern Regional Extension Forestry logo
William G. Hubbard
Regional Forester
CES - Southern Region
The University of Georgia
Forest Resources Bldg. 4-402
Athens, GA 30602-4356
(706) 542-7813 or (706) 542-3342
General Information: (706) 542-9022


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Website
USDA logoJacksonville District
(904) 232-2568
CESAJ-CC@usace.army.mil


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Website

Service Center Finder

Pesticide Recordkeeping
(703) 330-7826


USDA Forest Service LogoUSDA Forest Service

Website
Florida Office
325 John Knox Road
Suite F-100
Tallahassee, FL 32303


Southern Region Office

Website
1720 Peachtree Rd., NW
Atlanta, GA 30367

Southern Research Station logoUSDA Forest Service Southern Research Station

Website
Find the science and technology needed to sustain and enhance southern forest ecosystems and the benefits they provide.

Cradle of Forestry - Birthplace of Forestry in America

Website

cradle of forestry logo


USDA Service Center Finder

Website
USDA NRCS State Conservationist
2614 NW 43rd St.
Gainesville, FL 32606-6611
(352) 338-9500

USDA Natural Conservation Resources logo


US fish and Wildlife service logoU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Website
Southeast Division
1875 Century Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30345

Jacksonville Office (for Federally listed species information)
(904) 232-2580

RCW Recovery Coordinator (for RCW information)
(864) 656-2432


U.S. National Park Service

Website

Big Cypress National Preserve

Website
S.R. Box 110
Ochopee, FL 33943


Everglades National Park

Website
South Florida Research Center
P.O. Box 279
Homestead, FL 33030

Nongovernment Organizations

American Forest Foundation

Website
1111 19th St NW, Ste 780
Washington DC 20077-5800
Phone: (202) 463-2462


American Tree Farm System

Website


Florida Forestry Association

Florida Forestry Association logoWebsite
402 East Jefferson St.
P.O. Box 1696
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1696


Florida Mushroom Growers Association

3426 SW 75th St.
Gainesville, FL 32607


Forest Landowners Association

Website
PO Box 95385
Atlanta, GA 30347-0385
Phone: (800) 325-2954


Forest Landowners Tax Council

Website
P.O. Box 636
Washington, DC  20044-0636
Phone: (703) 549-0747


Forest Management Trust

6124 SW 30th Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: (352) 331-2007
Fax: (352) 331-3284
E-mail: josh@foresttrust.org 
E-mail (for U.S. Initiative): pg@trd.com


Forest Stewardship Council

Website
US Initiative
RD 1, Box 182
Waterbury, VT 05676
Phone: (802) 244-6257
Fax: (802) 244-6258


Idaho Forest Owners Association

Website
P.O. Box 1257
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-1257
E-mail: info@idahoforestowners.org


Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway

Website
Rt. 2, Box 2324
Newton, GA 31770
Phone: (912) 734-4706
E-mail: info@jonesctr.org


Longleaf Alliance

Website
Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center
Route 7, Box 131
Andalusia, Alabama 36420
Phone: (334) 222-7779


National Arbor Day Foundation

Website
P.O. Box 81412
Lincoln, NE 68501-1412
Phone: (402) 473-9544
Fax: (402) 474-0820


National Woodland Owners Association

Website
374 Maple Ave. E.
Suite 210
Vienna, VA 22180
Phone: (703) 255-2700


Project Learning Tree

Website
1111 19th Street NW
Suite 780
Washington DC 20036 


Florida Project Learning Tree

Website


Society of American Foresters

Society of American Foresters logoWebsite
5400 Grosvenor Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814-2198
Phone: (301) 897-8720
Fax: (301) 897-3690

Florida Society of American Foresters

Website


Southeastern Wood Producers Association, Inc

Website
Over 500 Member Companies and Growing!
PO Box 9
Hilliard, FL 32046  
(904) 845-7133 
Fax: (904) 845-7345


Tall Timbers

Website
Tall Timbers Research Station
Route 1, Box 678
Tallahassee, Florida 32312-9712
Phone: (850) 893-4153
Fax: (850) 906-0837


The Nature Conservancy

Website
Southeast Regional Office
101 Connor Drive, Suite 302
Chapel Hill, NC 27515
Phone: (919) 967-5493 ext. 142

Academic / Educational Organizations

Southern Regional Extension Forestry

Southern Regional Extension Forestry logoWebsite
William G. Hubbard, PhD
Regional Extension Forester
Association of Southern Regional Extension Directors (ASRED)
USDA Forest Service - Southern Region
2306 Mowry Road
P.O. Box 110806
Gainesville, FL 32611
706-340-5070 (cell) | 352-378-2169 (office)
whubbard@sref.info


University of Florida

Website
Gainesville, FL 32611

Florida Museum of Natural History

Website
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

UF / Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Gainesville, FL 32611

Visit the UF/IFAS Web site, where you'll find links to 21 Agricultural Research Centers and 67 County Extension offices.  Addresses and maps are included.

UF/IFAS Publications on Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS)

Website


UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation

Website
Box 110410
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 846-0850

Florida Forest Stewardship Program Manager
(352) 846-2375


UF/IFAS Dept. of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Website
Box 110430
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 846-0643


University of Florida Foundation

Website
Attn: Director of Real Estate
P.O. Box 14425
Gainesville, FL 32604-2425
Phone: (352) 392-5405

Regional & National Forestry Links

If you would like to add an agency or other forestry or natural resource business or organization to one of these pages or make a correction to a listing, simply e-mail the name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail, and Web site address of your organization to cdemers@ufl.edu.

Businesses & Services

If you would like to add an agency or other forestry or natural resource business or organization to one of these pages or make a correction to a listing, simply e-mail the name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail, and Web site address of your organization to cdemers@ufl.edu.

The Florida Forest Service maintains a database of forestry and natural resource related businesses: Florida Forest Service Vendor Database

Consulting Foresters

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Wildlife Management Consultants

This is a  statewide list of wildlife management consultants.

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Loggers/Timber Buyers

Landowners wishing to sell timber would be wise to read "Timber Sales and Marketing" before contacting a logger.

The Master Logger Directory provides a list of loggers, by county and by last name, who have completed the Florida Master Logger course. Read more about Master Loggers under the Additional Resources panel below.

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Sawyers, Biomass Processors and other Wood Markets

If you operate a portable sawmill, process woody biomass or operate another type of wood related business, simply e-mail the name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail, and Web site address of your organization to cdemers@ufl.edu

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Financial Planners

This page provides some useful resources. For more information about financial planning and strategies, see our Financial Planning section.

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Silvicultural Contractors

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Equipment Suppliers

Directory of various equipment suppliers.

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Nurseries / Tree Seedling Suppliers