Prescribed Burn Applications now available! The new prescribed burn “Procedure and Application Guide for Private Landowners” has been updated for the 2016-17 prescribed burn season. Please be advised that New Jersey Forest Fire Service assisted prescribed burn applications deadline has been extended from October 1st until December 1st, 2016. However, if you are an applicant not requiring assistance from the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, the deadline is a minimum of 30 days before the anticipated prescribed burn.
Please see the “RxB Application” for details.
New Jersey Forest Fire Service has had a long standing policy of assisting land owners with prescribed burning.
Thank you for your understanding.
ATTENTION: NJFFS Assisted Prescribed Burn Application Deadline Extended to December 1st, 2016
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RSG NJ Action Guide is now available
Southern Pine Beetle in New Jersey
The Southern Pine Beetle (SPB), one of the most destructive forest insects in the southeastern United States, quickly devastates pine-dominated forests during high infestations. Not only is the Southern Pine Beetle one of the most destructive insects, but it also increases wildfire danger to people, property, and the environment.