Stove Prairie wood collection yard opens June 2

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The Larimer County wood collection yard at Stove Prairie will open on Saturday, June 2, on the Colard property, south of the Stove Prairie School along County Road 27. It will be open every Saturday through June 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accept logs only, no slash.

Larimer County and the Stove Prairie site are partners with Peak to Peak Wood. Specifications for acceptable logs can be found on the website at In general:

• Logs 8-feet-4-inches or longer are preferred, though shorter logs will be accepted.
• No stumps or rotting logs will be accepted.
• Branches are to be cut flush with the logs, no pig ears.

The site in Red Feather Lakes previously operated by Larimer County has been transferred to Slash Solutions, a private entity. For more information, visit

For further information in general, contact Dave Lentz, Larimer County Forester, at 970-498-5765 or at