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Wildfire Mitigation

Wood Lots 

Anchorage Wood Lot

The Anchorage wood lot opens May 3, 2018. It is located at the corner of 104th & C Street, across from the South Anchorage Cabelas store. The Anchorage wood lot is open four days a week (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday) until further notice. Hours of operation are 10:00am to 5:00pm. The following fees apply:

$15 for standard pick-up loads (up to 5 cu yards)

$30 for large trucks, trailers (5-10 cu yards)

$3/cu yard for material over 10 cu yards

Please contact the operator, selected through the MOA bidding process, with any questions:

Alaska Land Clearing Contractors

1 (907) 243-6200 

Free mulch is available for pick-up during open hours. However, residents are not permitted to salvage wood from any of the Municipal wood lots.

Eagle River Wood Lot

The Eagle River wood lot opens on May 11, 2018 and runs through the end of August. Hours of operation are 8:00am to 5:00pm Friday and Saturday only. It is operated by Solid Waste Services (SWS) and is located at the Anchorage Regional Landfill just off  of Hiland Road. Please follow all Solid Waste Services guidelines for covering and securing loads. Woody material and organic debris must be delivered to the landfill separately from refuse, otherwise your load will be subject to regular refuse weight fees. You must sign in with the attendant on site at the wood lot. Maximum length of wood debris is 6 feet, no diameter limit. This wood lot is free of charge for residents.

Rules for the Eagle River Lot:

  • All wood must be secured - no loose material allowed.
  • Wood must be cut in 6 foot lengths or less.
  • Brush and woody debris from the clearing of defensible space from wildfire only.  No lot clearing.
  • Please make a separate trip for garbage & recycling! Mixed loads (garbage, recycling, woodlot) will be charged for dumping.
  • No flatbed or dump style commercial vehicles allowed at woodlot.
  • Do not gather firewood at the AFD/SWS wood lots. Scavenging is not allowed.
  • Residential loads only.
  • Trailers may be used by private residential customers.
  • No stumps, garbage, lumber or construction materials.

Girdwood Wood Lot

The Girdwood wood lot is currently closed due to road construction. The Girdwood lot is a privately operated. When operational, the site is located at the Industrial Park on Ruane Road. Loads must be secured. You must sign in with the attendant on site. Maximum size of material: 6 feet in length and 8 inches in diameter. This wood lot is free of charge for residents.

    • Wildfire Mitigation
    • Forester: John See
    • 4700 Elmore Road
    • (907) 267-4902