Squamish Fire Rescue - Community Chipper Day

When: October 03 - 08:00am - 04:00pm

Where: Various Locations

The District of Squamish has been working towards making Squamish a FireSmart Community. In 2018 and 2019, Squamish Fire Rescue launched the "Community Chipper Days" pilot project. Residents in select neighbourhoods identified in our Community Wildfire Protection Plan as being at a higher wildfire risk were encouraged to FireSmart their property and dispose of tree limbs, branches at the curbside for chipping during specified times.

October 3, 2021 - Garibaldi Highland residents who live on the following:

  • Greenwood Way
  • Highlands Way North
  • Portree Way
  • Jay Crescent

Chipping operations will take place  between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Branch piles/materials should be placed curbside the night before or before 8 a.m. the day of.

What’s accepted: 

  • Branches and/or shrubs up to 30cm (anything larger may damage the chipper)
  • Clean vegetation
  • Please no nails!
  • Please limit piles to approximately a large pick up truck sized load.

 What is not accepted:

  • Organic materials such as grass, weeds and piles of leaves
  • Root balls
  • Construction waste
  • Dirt and rocks
  • Invasive species