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Webinar: Don’t Move Firewood Campaign- Present and Planned, on January 29

Join us for a FOCI webinar, Don’t Move Firewood Campaign- Present and Planned, on Tuesday January 29th 2019 at 1pm Eastern (10am Pacific, 11 Mountain, Noon Central). The Don’t Move Firewood campaign organizes, creates, and assists with outreach activities over a tremendous scope of partners throughout the year. During this webinar, the manager of Don’t Move Firewood, Leigh […]

Firewood – it’s not as dead as you think

Guest blog by David Coyle, Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University Firewood.  For some, collecting, splitting, and stacking firewood may be considered a right of passage.  I mean, when I was growing up, I helped my father replenish the woodpile every year – it was one of those things […]

Firewood moving question from Idaho

Dear Don’t Move Firewood,  My family has a camping reservation at Riley Creek Recreation Area in Idaho. We live in Post Falls, Idaho; and are wondering if we can bring our own firewood, locally harvested, to the facility? Yours, Idahoans Dear Idahoans, There are no quarantines that restrict the movement of firewood in your general […]

Where can I donate firewood?

It is that time of year again, when people are taking down dead trees as part of summer property maintenance and then they ask us… Dear Don’t Move Firewood, Is there a place I can donate my wood in the Rockford, Ilinois area? / Is there anyone in the San Francisco, CA area that takes firewood […]

Burning Poles as an Idea

Dear Don’t Move Firewood, Can we burn scrap utility power poles in campgrounds? Of course, these would be nail/screws/plate free, just wood. Sincerely,  Scrappy Idea Dear Scrappy Idea, Wood utility poles are nearly always heavily treated with one or several preservative chemicals to prevent rot and insect infestation. The chemicals that are most common in […]