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

2023 Chipper Day: Sharing the Responsibility You Cut and Stack - We’ll Chip

This is an opportunity for your neighborhood to reduce risk to your homes by implementing wildfire prevention strategies.

Event Details
When: June 21-25

Woody Debris Drop Off Option for All Residents:
When: Drop off can happen: from Wed. June 21st through Sunday June 25th up to 4pm
Where: Fire Hall 1 on Ryan Road & Fire Hall 3 on Laine Rd 

Pile Guidelines

  • Cut and pile your woody debris along the driveway 
  • Piles must be stacked neatly with ends facing the road
  • No limit to the number of piles, please make sure they are not obstructing traffic or under power lines.

What’s Acceptable?

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


Questions? Contact: Clifton Volunteer Fire Department 218-525-5705

Sponsored by  MN DNR Firewise Program, St. Louis County Firewise Program and Duluth Township

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