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Prescribed burn at Columbia Wildlife Management Area to begin on Feb. 8

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A prescribed burn at the Columbia Wildlife Management Area in Knowlton Township is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Feb. 8, according to New Jersey Fish & Wildlife officials. 

The Fish and Wildlife’s Bureau of Land Management will be conducting habitat management at the fields off of Linaberry Road at the Columbia Wildlife Management Area, officials said.

Working collaboratively with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, several large brush piles of nonnative vegetation will be burned, beginning Feb. 8, weather dependent, to make room for native habitat plantings, officials said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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