BURN NOTICE: 92-Acre Prescribed Burn Underway at Jordan Scrub Sanctuary in Malabar
By Space Coast Daily // November 3, 2021
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Officials say an 92-acre prescribed burn is happening today in Jordan Scrub Sanctuary off Jordan Bpulevard, west of U.S. Highway 1 in Malabar.
Prescribed burn, or controlled burning, is a technique used in forest management, farming, or prairie restoration.
A variety of habitat types are found in this 354-acre sanctuary. including scenic lakes, seasonal marshes, and scrubby flatwoods. While hiking through the diverse habitats, bald eagles can be spotted fishing for meals in the lake, and local scrub-jays seen foraging in the scrubby flatwoods.
Recreational planning for the Jordan Scrub Sanctuary recently commenced-additional trails are planned for future development.