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Restrictions exist on what firewood may be brought onto lands owned / operated by these entities (among others) in Minnesota:
Use local firewood whenever possible.
Firewood must be dried to burn properly, drying can be accomplished by:
"Arrest the Pest" Hotline
Cover material with tarp or heavy plastic (6 mil) during period of insect activity – April 1 to August 1.
By covering wood you are not only prohibiting insects from escaping, but also prohibiting the wood from becoming infested.
Unfortunately, covering firewood reduces the rate of drying.
Tree genera of Minnesota and pests of concern that may be contained in or on wood.
What's In That Wood Pile? (PDF)
Invasive Species Abatement Program
Plant Protection Division
Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 625 Robert Street N, St. Paul, MN 55155-2538, email@example.com