907 Terminal St. Fairbanks AK 99701 (907) 459-1000

Timber and Woodcutting


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Citizens of the Borough may purchase a license to cut firewood on Borough-owned lands at the Land Management, located on the 2nd floor of the Juanita Helms Administration Center, by calling 459-1241, or emailing a request to land.management@fnsblandsales.com (include payment form for processing). 

Areas for personal use firewood cutting (click on area name to view a map):

A Personal Use License (PUL) allows for:

  • *The taking of standing dead or fallen birch and spruce
  • *Up to 20 cords per person per year at $10.00 per cord.  

Other locations may be opened at the discretion of the Division upon public request.

Application - Woodcutting License.pdf

Authorization - Credit Card Payment.pdf



The Fairbanks North Star Borough's five year timber harvest schedule and voluntary plan of operation serves to identify and plan areas where commercial timber harvesting operations could take place on Borough owned lands.

Timber - Five Year Timber Harvest Plan.pdf 

Areas available for commercial timber contracts:

Loop Spruce Commercial Sale - Near Eielson AFB off the Old Richardson Highway, Winter Access

Lost Birch Commercial Sale - Near Birch Lake off the Richardson Highway, Year-round Access

Whales Head Commercial Sale - Off Gilmore Trail near Monzulla Rd, Year-round Access