Welcome to the Northeast Region Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Website!

Becoming Fire Adapted: An Evolutionary Process in the Pine Barrens

In New Jersey there is a dichotomy with respect to the risk of wildfire and the understanding of that risk by many residents. South Jersey is home to the Pine Barrens, a 1.1-million-acre forest of pitch pine, shortleaf pine and scrub oak that has evolved with fire as one of the dominant forces. The Pine […]

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