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Public Firewood Pickup | Hitchcock Nature Center


PLEASE NOTE: Any questions about this opportunity must be directed to Natural Resource Specialist Chad Graeve (contact info below). Participants MUST fill out an online liability form (available below) in order to collect firewood. Thank you!

Thursday, January 19, 2023 to Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542


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As we work to clear an area that will soon be planted with native prairie seed, we have found ourselves with an excess of timber that we would love to go to good use! Take advantage of Pottawattamie Conservation's Public Firewood Pickup available throughout the month of January to build your winter firewood stockpile.

Available wood is primarily white mulberry, Siberian elm, and green ash ranging from about 6” – 16” in diameter. Most of the wood is green/not dry.

Please note: All timber will need to be collected, cut, or hauled at your own risk.

In order to gather firewood, participants must first:

  1. Register online through the link provided, and
  2. Contact Natural Resource Specialist Chad Graeve at or 402-504-0182 to receive directions before gathering firewood.

2023 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie Conservation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to Public Firewood Pickup | Hitchcock Nature Center

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