Why is moving firewood such a bad idea?

Tree-killing insects and diseases can lurk in or on firewood. These insects and diseases can’t move far on their own, but when people move firewood they can jump hundreds of miles. New infestations destroy our forests, property values, and cost huge sums of money to control.

My firewood has no bugs, holes, burrows, sawdust, or other weird looking stuff on it. Is it OK to transport it?

Even the experts can’t always see a couple of pin-head sized insect eggs, or a few microscopic fungus spores, in a pile of wood. These tiny threats are enough to destroy an entire ecosystem. Never assume wood that “looks safe” is OK to move- it is next to impossible for anyone to inspect firewood that closely.

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Our fire wood prices are:

$200  – cord of wood for non-member
$120  – cord of wood for member
$100  – 1/2 cord
$20    – 1/2 load John Deere split wood
$40    – 1 full load of John Deere split wood
$10    – 1 bundle