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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Basalt Annual Leaf Drop - Wildfire Mitigation

The Annual Leaf Drop will run for five consecutive weekends from 9 am - 5 pm.  

  • October 16th & 17th - Arbaney Park
  • October 23rd & 24th - Willits Rugby Field
  • October 30th & 31st - Arbaney Park
  • November 6th & 7th - Willits Rugby Field
  • November 13th & 14th - Southside - Location to be determined

This event is being managed and staffed by EverGreen ZeroWaste.  Leaves, yard trimmings, brush and sticks will be accepted.  This is a great opportunity for a homeowner to take care of vegetation as part of protecting their home from wildfires.  

This event is open to residential users only - no commercial loads will be accepted.  

*Please note, tree removal permits are required by the Town of Basalt.  Removal of brush in the area of the Fryingpan or Roaring Fork River may require an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) approval.  Please contact Chris Beiser, Town Arborist and Horticulturist, at  with any questions you may have on tree or brush removal.  For questions about the event, please contact Sara Nadolny at  

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