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2017 Parks Hwy Milepost 92 PUFA

Public NoticesThe Parks Highway Mile 92 Personal Use Area will be open to harvesting of mixed saw timber. Live standing spruce saw timber must be greater than 9” diameter at breast height (dbh) and live standing birch saw timber must be greater than 11" dbh to be harvested during this offering. All dead down and dead standing timber may also be harvested. All timber is available on a first come first served basis beginning Thursday, January 19, 2017. The harvest area is located east of the Parks Highway at approximately Mile 92.2. Harvesting is not allowed outside the flagged area marked on the ground.

A $25 permit is required and may be obtained from the Land & Resource Management Division between the hours of 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri. beginning Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Mat-Su Borough Administration Building, located at 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer; and at the Talkeetna Library located at 23151 S. Talkeetna Road in Talkeetna. Please contact the library at 861-7645 for their hours/days of operation.

The permit must be in your possession during the removal of wood from the site. The cost for each cord of wood is $25 with a maximum of TEN cords per household per year from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The cost of saw timber and/or house logs is $1.75 per lineal foot. Please be sure to only cut the type, size and volume allowed for in your permit.

The permit will expire after all available wood has been removed but no later than December 31, 2017. Please call the Land & Resource Management Division at 861-7869 if you have any questions.

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