New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is reminding the public that they can help protect New York State’s forests from invasive pests and diseases by following the New York State Firewood Regulation.
- Untreated, NY-grown firewood must stay within a 50-mile radius of its source or origin.
- Untreated firewood may not be brought into NY from any other state.
- Heat-treated firewood can be transported anywhere in NY, but it must have a receipt or label that says, “New York Approved Heat-Treated Firewood/Pest-Free”.
Visit the DEC website for more details.
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