Wildfires shaped the Pine Barrens ecosystem for thousands of years.
Wildfire has shaped the Pine Barrens ecosystem for tens of thousands of years.
A new law provides greater opportunities for prescribed burning for ecological purposes.
Share:In our last blog post, we covered the ecological role of fire in the Pinelands and the use of prescribed burns as a management technique. We know that prescribed burns are not the only management technique used in our forest, so how do we try to replicate natural disturbance events to promote overall ecological integrity […]
Share:Fire Gives Life to the Pine Barrens Fire, like water, is an essential component of Pine Barrens ecology. Fire adds nutrients into the soil and creates open habitat essential for many species. For those of us who live within the Pines, we recognize that wildfire can be a risk from time to time and accept that […]