Pine Lands Controlled Burn

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Air Pollution

Controlled Burn

Controlled Burn

More CO2

More CO2

The New Jersey State Forest Fire Service seasonal prescribed burning program is under way. The annual program reduces wildfire risk by burning the buildup of potential fuels such as undergrowth, leaves, branches and pine needles on forest floors.

Forest Fire Service personnel use best management practices to control smoke impacts during the burns, but nearby residents and visitors should expect to see large plumes of smoke and may experience temporary impacts from smoke.

This practice contributes to global warming and causes an in balance in the atmosphere.

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