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Woodside Fire Protection District

Chipper Program

Serving Woodside, Portola Valley, Emerald Hills, Ladera, Los Trancos, Skyline, Vista Verde, CA.

Chipper Program

Woodside Fire District chipper 2014

The WFPD Chipper Program runs from May through November. Please check the PDFs below for your scheduled chipping date.

Please note that some areas will have two Chipping Days this year. Woodside Fire Protection District (WFPD) is continuing its neighborhood Chipper Program in conjunction with the Town of Woodside and the Town of Portola Valley.

The Chipper Program is a fuel reduction program to help decrease our community s threat from wildfire. With a grant from the Fireman s Fund, WFPD purchased a wood chipper, which will be used to chip vegetation removed by homeowners. The chipper will enable the Fire District to easily dispose of large amounts of fuel.

The chipping will be conducted with FIRE SAFE San Mateo County & CAL Fire inmate crews.  The Fire District asks that you bring all the materials you would like chipped to the roadside on your designated neighborhood day and we will take care of the rest.

This service is provided at no charge, but there are some restrictions. The chipper cannot chip Eucalyptus bark or poison oak. Materials cannot contain nails or screws, as it can damage the chipper and any personnel operating it. Fuels such as brush, and tree limbs are accepted, and branches with diameters up to 8″ are acceptable. Branches need to be stacked in a neat pile with all of the cut ends facing the road. Piles are limited to 10′ wide x 10′ long. Brush will be chipped back on site with exception of certain areas.

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2017 CHIPPER DATES 

By Street Name |  STREET BY CERPP

  • Viste Verde, Los Trancos, Blue Oaks.............................                        05/01/17              
  • Portola Valley Ranch, Sequoias - Brookside..............                        05/08/17
  • Woodside South....................................................................                       05/15/17
  • Old La Honda,Skyline..........................................................                       05/22/17
  • Alpine Hills,Family Farm....................................................                       06/05/17
  • Cañada East............................................................................                       06/12/17
  • Westridge................................................................................                       06/19/17
  • Ladera........................................................................................                       06/26/17
  • Woodside Glens....................................................................                       07/10/17
  • Los Trancos/Viste Verde....................................................                       07/17/17        
  • Woodside Highlands...........................................................                       07/24/17
  • Emerald Hills Wds................................................................                       07/31/17
  • Woodside West & North...................................................                       08/07/17
  • Portola Valley Ranch...........................................................                       08/21/17
  • Emerald Hills RWC...............................................................                      08/28/17
  • Woodside Hills.......................................................................                      09/11/17
  • Westridge.................................................................................                      09/18/17
  • Woodside Heights................................................................                       09/25/17
  • Old La Honda,Skyline..........................................................                       10/09/17
  • Skywood – Bear Gulch, Rapley Trail..............................                       10/16/17
  • Woodside West & North...................................................                        10/23/17
  • Alpine Hills..............................................................................                        10/30/17
  • Vista Verde, Los Trancos, Blue Oaks ............................                        11/06/17
  • PV Ranch.................................................................................                         11/13/17

Thank you for your interest our chipper program.  Some funding for this program is provided through a federal grant.

It is the policy of Woodside Fire Protection District and FIRE SAFE San Mateo County to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability. 

Funding for this program is provided in part by the Cooperative Fire Program of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Pacific Southwest Region, through the California Fire Safe Council.

In accordance with federal law and USDA policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Not all prohibited basis apply to all programs.

To file a complaint of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whittten Building, 1400 independence Avenue, SW, Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call(202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the opinions or policies of the California Fire Safe Council, U.S. Forest Service or the U.S. Government. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement by the California Fire Safe Council or U.S. Government.

Woodside  -  Portola Valley  -  Emerald Hills  -  Ladera  -  Los Trancos  -  Skyline  -  Viste Verde

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Portola Valley, CA  USA
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