Forest Action Plan
New Jersey’s cool, green, and growing forests
New Jersey’s Forest Action Plan specifies challenges and issues such as biodiversity, forest composition, forest health, development, and carbon sequestration in New Jersey’s urban, exurban, and rural forests. With a background on existing conditions we can make informed management decisions to enhance, maintain, and expand forest resources and the benefits they provide today and for future generations.
Best Management Practices
New Jersey’s best management practices (BMPs) program is regulatory. The agencies responsible for BMPs policy development are are the Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey State Forestry Services, and Division of Land Use Regulation.
Click here to view the most recent BMPs recommendations on the state forestry agency website.
Download the program survey results to view implementation rates and the full research findings.