RICHMOND, Ind. — The Richmond Parks and Streets departments are teaming up to take down trees in Mary Scott Park, and the public can follow these steps to participate.
The park will hold a wood-cutting event 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 7 and 8 at 105 NW Eighth St. There will be 20 trees down for community members to remove if they apply and fill out necessary paperwork, according to a release.
Those interested can sign up at the parks office at 2200 E. Main St. before the March 31 deadline. Everyone in a group must sign a liability release form to cut, load or attend. There will be no signups the day of the event.
Only 10 permits will be available, starting Monday, Feb. 26. Each permit can have up to four participants over the age of 18, who must ride in the same vehicle to and from the park, according to a release.
Participation rules include:
Only cut wood that is already down.
No driving on grass.
No heavy equipment allowed.
Comply to wood weekend times 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Permits only available to the first 10.
Clean up your area when you leave.
Leave area better than when you found it.
No trash left on premises.
First come, first serve areas.
When the wood is gone, it's gone.
Be respectful to other wood cutters.
No unsafe use of equipment on premises.