Junk the Junipers – Washoe Valley

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Date(s) - 05/04/2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Nevada Division of Forestry


WILDFIRES HAPPEN. IS YOUR COMMUNITY PREPARED? Join us for a Wildfire Awareness Event! Saturday, May 4, 2019 (8:00 am to 1:00 pm) Nevada Division of Forestry 885 Eastlake Blvd., Washoe Valley Junk the Junipers (picture of an ornamental juniper shrub) Any time of the year, ornamental junipers are considered a bad plant choice for homes located in wildfire-prone areas. A good fire adapted community tip is to remove ornamental junipers or other hazardous wildfire fuels located within 30 feet of your home or other structures and bring them to the collection site for FREE chipping. Participants will receive a coupon from Moana Nursery (valid May 4 - 10) for 20% off of a Moana-grown replacement shrub. Limit one coupon per household, while supplies last. ACCEPTED: Junipers, pines, rabbitbrush, sagebrush, other woody vegetation. NOT ACCEPTED: Construction lumber, hazardous materials, lawn clippings, sod, dirt-infested vegetation, tree stumps or limbs in excess of 8” in diameter. For more information, contact the Living With Fire team at LWF@unce.unr.edu or by phone Monday - Friday at (775) 336-0261. This event is sponsored by: Moana Nursery • Nevada Division of Forestry • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

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