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Permits are limited to no more than 10 cords of firewood per household per year.  This permit does not allow cutting on private lands, federal lands, or private/commercial timber sales, or lands owned or managed by the University of Alaska, Alaska Mental Health Trust, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, or the Alaska Railroad. This sale is for personal use only and none of the material is to be sold or bartered.  If this section of the permit is violated, the permittee may be prosecuted for criminal trespass in the second degree under AS 11.46.330, theft under AS 11.46.100, and/or under trespass under AS 09.45.730. Commercial operators should contact the Fairbanks Area Office.


The permit is issued subject to the following conditions:

·         This permit may be cancelled at any time by the Department of Natural Resources.

·         Cut and operate only in areas noted on map.

·         No cutting of trees within 100 feet of any water-body.

·         Take any spruce, aspen, or birch trees within the designated firewood area.

·         Anything cut by the permittee greater than 5 inches in diameter must be removed by the permittee. Move all debris at least 5 feet off the road bed.

·         Stumps should be no more than 12 inches high.

·         Be considerate to other people using the logging roads and firewood area.

·         Observe posted signs.

·         Firewood cutting areas are marked with ribbons.  DO NOT CUT BEYOND THE RIBBONS.

·         The use of heavy equipment including, but not limited to: skidders, log trucks, back hoes, dozers, front end loaders or excavators is prohibited.

·         Conduct safe operations and be considerate of others.  Do not leave partially cut trees hung up in standing timber.