This weekend, the Regional Payson Area Project (RPAP) will staff free brush drop-off points at the following locations, weather permitting:
The Blattner Pit will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Nov. 8. The Blattner Pit is located at Milepost 259.7 on Highway 260, east of Payson.
The Pine Pit will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Nov. 9. The Pine Pit is located 0.7 of a mile east of Highway 87 on Control Road, south of Pine.
All RPAP free drop-off locations are for brush, leaves, pine needles, trimmings and other vegetative materials only. Properly bagged Yellow Starthistle, or other listed noxious weed species will also be accepted. No household garbage, construction debris or other items will be accepted. Brush pits are intended for private citizens who are working to clear their properties of wildfire risk.