Junk the Junipers - Rapid City Area

~Please see the Rapid City Wildland Urban Interface Primary Hazard Zone map (        )  for your home's eligibility (areas in red).  This may include the subdivisions of Carriage Hills/Wildwood, Countryside/Red Rocks, Pinedale Heights/Kingswood, Springbrook Acres/Sheridan Lake Road, Skyline/Woodridge, and Chapel Valley/Lane.

 

~You MUST be present when the work is being performed.  The crews will be working from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, with a morning time block of 8:00 - 12:00 AM, and afternoon time block of 12:00 to 3:00 PM.  Work is performed using chainsaws and various hand tools with the junipers being flush cut to the ground, chipped and hauled away. 

 

~Participants will receive $30 towards a Fire Resistant plant at the Plantsmyth in Rapid City!

~For more information, please call Lt. Tim Weaver (Rapid City Fire Department) at 605-394-5233.

 

This opportunity is possible through gracious funding by the Great Plains Fire Safe Council.  Work is performed by the Rapid City Veteran Wildfire Mitigation Crew (part of the Rapid City Fire Department) and planning/administrative work happened in collaboration with SD Wildland Fire and the Rapid City Fire Department.