Important Links and Documents

North Carolina Forest Service
Follow this link to find more information on open burning, including fire danger alerts, courtesy of the North Carolina Forest Service.

NC Division of Pollution Prevention & Environmental Assistance
Follow this link for more information on alternatives to open burning. Learn how to reduce, reuse or recycle your waste.

Memorandum of Agreement between N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Division of Air Quality and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (August 30, 2017)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Follow this link for more information on the health and environmental effects of smoke and other pollutants caused by open burning.

EPA Burn Wise Program
Information on ways to burn wood cleaner and more efficiently in fireplaces and stoves.