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Since the discovery of the emerald ash borer ( EAB ) in Michigan in 2002 it has been realized that firewood is one of the main pathways by which this insect has been moved to new locations by humans. The current federal quarantine regulates movement of firewood in all infested states. Because inspectors cannot generally look at firewood and determine the species of tree from which it was cut and also when it was cut, the firewood restriction generally covers all firewood or…

This October, the Nature Conservancy’s Don’t Move Firewood campaign and Hungry Pests, an initiative from APHIS, are partnering to present the first-ever Firewood Awareness Month. The cooler nights and quickly approaching fall season brings an increase in RV camping, hunting, and home heating. Firewood Awareness Month looks to raise public awareness about the potential danger of firewood movement as a pest and disease pathway at this…

Refugee Hibo Mohamed Ibrahim in Ethiopia talks about the dangers she and her daughters faced collecting firewood for cooking -- dangers that include assault and rape. A new ethanol stove and fuel helped have improved her family's safety, while also reducing harmful emissions and improving health.

A man accused of kicking in the door of an apartment in Raleigh met his match when a man inside clobbered him with a piece of firewood.

This Is That profiles Smoke & Flame, a Vancouver artisanal firewood company that is selling bundles of kindling for $1000. Subscribe: bit.ly/CBCSubscr...

Firewood Scout is a web-based map that will help you find firewood dealers near the location where you will be using firewood. The website offers information on invasive species of concern in California as well as a set of questions consumers can ask to help assure the wood being purchased is low-risk for insects and diseases
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Moving firewood can spread invasive…

So you're fortunate enough to have a fireplace or wood-burning stove at home, but where to place fuel for the flames? Look no further than our guide on carryalls and storage for kindling..

If you're nice and cozy by your wood stove, and feeling good about your own energy and stamina in splitting and piling all that wood for the...

New York's forests are under attack from numerous invasive exotic insect pests which can be moved around the country on and in firewood.

If you need to create kindling for your campfire, wood stove, fireplace or pizza oven and you don’t want to risk injury by using an axe, the Kindling Cracker™ is just what you need. Built in Australia with an award-winning, patented design, it's the safer, faster and easier way to make the best kindling for your fire.

Firewood can harbor insects, from boring beetles to carpenter ants. You can minimize insect problems by collecting and storing your firewood properly.

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If you have a wood-burning fireplace, chances are you have firewood, right? Unfortunately, that also means you need place to store it! If you are like me, you want the firewood nearby so you don’t have to trek out to a cold shed through a snowy yard, but you don’t really want it inside. Firewood is dirty, it brings in some bugs and unless you live in a rustic mountain cabin, chances are it doesn’t do much for your style. But then if…

Nothing celebrates the colder weather like the distinct scent and sound of a crackling log in the fireplace. Here's how to stack firewood properly so that you are able to keep purchased logs dry and burnable.

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A roaring fire is the perfect thing to curl up in front of on a chilly day, but that means having firewood ready to go.

Emerald ash borer (EAB) and other damaging insects move far greater distance by human-assisted transport than the insects move on their own. One of the most common paths of movement is in firewood. Ten years ago, we never would have guessed that firewood would spread the most destructive non-native pest in the northeast forests, but here we are today with emerald ash borer in over 10 towns
The State of New Hampshire implemented a firewood quarantine in 2011 to prevent the arrival of…

In the wise words of notable Westerosi meteorologist Ned Stark, “Winter will be arriving soon.” If you’re planning to store firewood for the long haul, this graphic teaches you how to do it right.