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

2022 Brimson Community Chipper Day: Sharing the Responsibility You Cut and Haul - We’ll Chip

This is an opportunity for ALL Brimson community members to increase your homes chances of surviving a wildfire by implementing wildfire resiliency strategies.

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

Then Cut and haul your hazardous woody debris to:

Where: The St. Louis County Gravel Pit 2204 Elo Road (Ault township)

When: Saturday Oct. 8 and Sunday Oct. 9. 
Drop off hours 10 AM to 5 PM No limit to the amount of woody debris you drop off.

What’s Acceptable?

  • Woody limbs and branches
  • Small trees, branches and limbs
  • No stumps
  • No invasive species, like buckthorn
  • 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


Record the number of hours worked, including watching the video, on the back of this form and return to Gloria Erickson, St. Louis County Firewise Project Coordinator, PO Box 435 Ely, MN or

Questions? Contact Fire Chief Diane Dickey or 218-848-2894.

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