Tree cutting — permit required

Tree cutting — permit required

Safety
Tree cutting is not allowed on Tsalteshi Trails without a permit from the Tsalteshi Trails Association. We've got a lot of beetle-kill spruce to remove but we also have a lot of trail users and need to prioritize safety. If you're interested in harvesting firewood, please be aware: There is no fee for firewood permits but harvesters must be current members of TTA. Woodcutters must contact TTA and obtain a permit before tree cutting/wood removal. A limited number of permits are available at a time. Let us know when and where you'd like to operate. Woodcutting is not allowed when races/programs/activities are underway in the area. Woodcutters must be over 18, have their own equipment and sign a liability waiver with TTA. Woodcutters must display trail work signage (provided by…
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Moose warning

Moose warning

Safety
Keep an eye out for an aggressive cow moose in the Squirrel-Owl-Rabbit area. She charged a runner on Owl earlier this week. Calves were not spotted but they might be present. Please give all moose a wide berth on the trails, especially cows with calves this time of year. Keep dogs on leashes or under strict voice control. Help us track wildlife problems on the trails — report negative wildlife interactions to info@tsalteshi.org or message us on Facebook. And please keep the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in the loop. Report problem wildlife encounters here.
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