Invasive Plant Management Contacts

Field Offices

Northwest Florida Field Office 

Address: 3911 Highway 2321 Panama City, FL 32409
Phone: 850-210-1224. 
Counties: Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington and Jefferson. 
Staff: Derek Fussell and James Marler.

Suwannee River Field Office

Address: 3377 East US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055 
Phone: 386-758-0525. 
Counties: Madison, Taylor, Lafayette, Suwannee, Hamilton, Columbia, Gilchrest, Dixie, Alachua, Union, Baker, Bradford, Putnam, Clay, Duval and Nassau. 
Staff: Dan Dorosheff and Sherri Yates.

Southwest Florida Field Office

Address: 8275 East Fort Cooper Rd., Inverness FL 34450
Phone: 352-726-8622. 
Counties: Citrus, Levy, Marion and Sumter. 
Staff: Robert Lovestrand, Bruce Jaggers, Michael Singer and Theresia Cluts.

North Central Field Office

Address: 601 W. Woodard Ave., Eustis, FL 32726
Phone: 352-357-2951. 
Counties: Lake, Orange (Johns Lake and L. Apopka only). 
Staff: Nathalie Visscher and Rhonda Howell.

St. Johns River Field Office

Address: 6830 Shadowridge Dr., Suite 201, Orlando FL 32812
Phone: 407-858-6170. 
Counties:  Brevard. Flagler, Orange (except L. Apopka and John’s Lake), Osceola, Seminole, St. Johns and Volusia. 
Staff: Ed Harris, CJ Greene, Kristine Campbell, Lorne Malo, Tony Cintron, and Hanna Freedman

South Central Florida Field Office

Address: 2001 Homeland-Garfield Road, Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: 863-534-7074. 
Counties: Hernando, Highlands, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, De Soto, Hardee and Hillsborough. 
Staff: Sharon Stinson, Danielle Kirkland, Kelle Sullivan, Michael Sowinski, Charlie Thomas and Geoffrey Lokuta.

South Florida Field Office

Address: 18150 SW Martin Hwy., Indiantown, FL 34956
Phone: 772-597-5462. 
Counties: Glades, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie. 
Staff: Susanna Toledo and Jackie Smith.

Everglades Field Office

Address: 298 Sabal Palm Rd., Naples, FL 34114
Phone: 239-229-5403. 
Counties: Lee, Collier, Hendry, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe. 
Staff: Dennis Giardina
Or Call or write:
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Invasive Plant Management Section – Main Office
3800 Commonwealth Blvd. MS 705
Tallahassee FL 32399-3000
Phone 850-617-9430
Fax: 850-922-1249



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