The New Jersey Forest Fire Service has determined that the weather conditions on Thursday, March 11 will be safe and suitable for prescribed burning. The Pole Farm and Reed Bryan Farm sections of Mercer Meadows will be CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE beginning the morning of Thursday, March 11. Rosedale Park and Curlis Woods will remain open for recreation during this time.
For the days following the burn, there may be smoldering dead trees and logs within the burn areas. This activity is normal and need not be reported to the fire department or Park Commission as a fire hazard. Park Commission staff will be on site to monitor post-burn activity.