Building wildfire resiliency in the communities throughout Minnesota's Arrowhead region.

2022 Pine Tree Trail Haul Away Day: Sharing the Responsibility | You Cut and Stack - We’ll Haul Away

This is an opportunity for residents along Pine Tree Trail and it’s spur roads to reduce the risk of wildfire to your homes by implementing wildfire resilient strategies.

Find out how by viewing the recording of Tips for Backyard Wildfire Resiliency”. 

You cut and stack along roadway/driveway and we haul away at no cost to you. Please keep track of your hours worked on the volunteer hours form on the back of the flyer. This is the in- kind match for the grant requirements. This includes watching the video.

Event Details

When: Stacked piles need to be in place by Sunday Sept. 18.

Where: The operator will began haul away on Monday Sept 19.

Please do NOT add to piles after this date.

Pile Guidelines

  • Cut and pile your woody debris along your roadway or driveway by the evening of Sunday September 18, 2022.
  • Piles must be stacked neatly with ends facing the road
  • Please limit pile size to 5’x 5’ x 5’.
  • No limit to the number of piles, please make sure they are not obstructing traffic or under power lines.

What’s Acceptable?

  • Small trees, branches and limbs (balsam fir, spruce, brush) will be accepted.
  • Woody limbs and branches up to 6” in diameter
  • No construction or building materials
  • Piles only, no bags allowed
  • No trash, weeds, root wads, dirt, or rocks
  • No grass clippings or bags of leaves
  • No household garbage


Gloria Erickson
Firewise Project Coordinator

Sponsored by Dovetail Partners, St. Louis County Firewise Program and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Firewise Communities Program

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