An increase in the use of prescribed fire as a forest management tool is anticipated in Ontario where its use is viewed as a viable method of site preparation for regeneration purposes. Literature available on prescribed burning in the jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) logging slash fuel type is reviewed in order to assess the current state of knowledge. Topics of discussion include fuel hazard reduction, silvicultural, environmental and ecological effects, prescribed burn planning, economics, and fire behavior in jack pine logging slash. A serious lack of quantitative data on prescribed burning in jack pine logging slash was noted. Research required for a complete understanding of prescribed burning in this fuel type is outlined. An area and subject index shows the geographical location of, and subject area investigated by, individual studies reviewed in this report.