Please Do Not Pile Your Brush!

We’ve heard from the Fire Department that people are finding old news stories on our site about the free brush pickup programs from previous years, and piling brush in front of their properties. As of May 2016 there is no longer a brush pickup program (see more information). Please do not leave piles at your…

First Fuel Bank Project

This was the first project The Pine Strawberry Fuels Reduction Committee took on.  The Committee, consisting of Mike Brandt, Al Christianer, Mark Fumusa, Tom Hadley, Clark Helmkamp, Sherry Machemer, Andy Ooms, Christy Powers, Walt Smith, Toni Sorel, Arvid Thompson and David Ward, developed and spearheaded this project to fund maintenance of the fuel break on…

Arrowhead Canyon Fuel Break

The Payson Ranger District has been working steadily to create and maintain fuel breaks in the area.  They recently partnered with Pine Strawberry Fuel Reduction, Inc., to thin 77 untreated acres south of Pine.  When PSFR raised enough private sector funds from the community to complete approximately half of the project, the Payson Ranger District…