To help residents find a home for dead tree branches and shrubbery cleared from their property, a slash/mulch site will open on Saturday’s-only beginning May 26 and remain open every Saturday through Sept. 1, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 1400 Caprice Dr. in Castle Rock. If raining please call 303.663.6274 to confirm the site is open.
Acceptable items are tree branches and shrubbery with a maximum length of 6 ft. and maximum diameter of 12 inches. All loads when brought in must be covered and tied down. Stumps, roots, lumber, ties, grass, dirt, household trash, appliances and weeds are NOT accepted.
The County respectfully requests that residents DO NOT leave materials anywhere on the site when it is closed/unattended.
Douglas County and the Wildfire Mitigation Specialists encourage property owners to use this opportunity to perform mitigation work and reduce hazardous fuels on their land. Douglas County Wildfire Mitigation Specialists offer free site visits to determine the safety of a property at no cost, upon request. Call 303.660.7497 to request a consultation.
Please visit http://www.douglas.co.us/publicworks/Slash_and_Mulch.html for information on the Slash/Mulch Program and visit www.douglas.co.us/building/wildfire/ for information on Wildfire Mitigation.