With the increasing potential for wildfires in Marin County, residents are being encouraged to take every measure possible to avoid destruction of life and property. Fire Safe Marin advises clearing brush from 30-100 feet of your house if possible. The Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) and the Town of Fairfax has schedules chipper days throughout the year to offer residents options to remove and dispose of vegetation debris from their property.
Chipper Day door-to-door Service for Fairfax Households - 2021
What CAN go in the chipper
• Tree limbs up to 4 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length
• Woody bushes, including French and Scotch broom (no roots with dirt)
What CANNOT go in the chipper (for safety of the workers)
• Poison ivy, Bamboo, palm fronds, firewood
• Stones, lumber, construcLon materials
• Metal, glass, furniture
• Leaves and regular yard waste and soil (on roots)
Vegetation Management Grant
The Town of Fairfax has successfully wrapped up the vegetation management grant funding for this year. We have awarded $25,000 to 33 applicants all in an effort to reduce our risk of wildfires and to protect our community. Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority has plans to offer a similar program, please visit www.marinwildfire.org to obtain information about future grants from the Marin Wildfire Protection Authority.