FireWise offers Chipper Rental Rebate Program


    By Pam Wilson
    Special to The SUN

    FireWise of Southwest Colorado is offering a Chipper Rental Rebate Program for residents needing to reduce the slash from wildfire fuels mitigation on private lands in  Archuleta County.

    The program will reimburse residents the lesser of $100 per day or 50 percent of the chipper rental cost or $100 per day or 50 percent of the cost to have a mitigation company provide the chipping services.

    The program is valid May 1 through Sept. 30, 2013, or until funds are expended.

    For more information, or to request an application, call Bill at 264-0430 or e-mail