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Helpful Hints for Home Heating with Wood

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1. Introduction

2. Home Safety with Wood Heating

3. How to Prevent Home Fires

4. Proper Wood Stove Installation

5. Wood Heat as a Comparison

6. Wood Storage and Proper Drying

7. Sources of Wood Supply

8. Types of Wood Stoves

9. Additonal Reading Material

10. Local Public Agency Telephone Directory

11. In Case of Fire

This booklet is a project of the North Cal-Neva RC&D Woodland Committee. For paper copies contact:

RC&D COORDINATOR
NORTH CAL-NEVA RC&D OFFICE
USDA SOIIL CONSERVATION SERVICE
1030 N. MAIN STREET, SUITE 101
ALTURAS, CALIFORNIA 96101
(916) 233-4314

This booklet was originally prepared in 1983 by Phil Garbutt and rewritten in 1989 by Barney Ward, CDF; with editorial review by Gary Wooten, RC&D; Ray Hanson, BLM; Don Lancaster, Modoc County Farm Advisor's Office; and Joe Watters, Alturas City Fire Department.