Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact Website. The mandate of the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission (NFFPC) is to provide the means for its member states and provinces to cope with fires that might be beyond the capabilities of a single member through information, technology and resource sharing (mutual aid) activities.
The compact is comprised of 7 U.S. States, 4 Canadian Provinces, the New England National Forests, the National Park Service, and the US Fish & Wildlife Service. The 15 member agencies of the NFFPC are as follows:
- State of Maine, represented by the Maine Forest Service, Forest Protection;
- State of New Hampshire, represented by the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands;
- State of Vermont, represented by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Forest Protection;
- State of New York, represented by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Forest Protection and Fire Management;
- State of Massachusetts, represented by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of State Parks and Recreation;
- State of Connecticut, represented by the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Forestry;
- State of Rhode Island, represented by the Department of Environmental Management, Division of Forest Environment;
- New England National Forests, managed by the USDA Forest Service, White Mountain, Green Mountain/Finger Lakes National Forests;
- Province of Québec, represented by Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs and by Société de Protection des Forêts Contre le Feu (SOPFEU);
- Province of New Brunswick, represented by the Department of Natural Resources, Forest Fire Management Section;
- Province of Newfoundland Labrador, represented by the Department of Natural Resources, Fire Management, and Coordination; and
- Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Natural Resources, Forest Protection Division.
- The federal agencies, the National Park Service and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, also have representation.