AK – Fairbanks – Firewood workshop set for Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:06 am

FAIRBANKS — The Yukon River Chapter of the Society of American Foresters and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service are hosting a firewood workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Schaible Auditorium on the UAF campus.

Speakers will discuss a variety of topics including wood stove maintenance, efficient wood drying techniques, different firewood species, and chain saw safety and maintenance. The workshop is intended for anyone who uses firewood to heat their home or is considering purchasing a wood stove to offset heating costs.

 Representatives from local agencies will be on hand to answer questions about personal use firewood cutting areas. Vendors will be available to talk about their products and researchers will talk about firewood moisture content and species properties. KEEP READING >>