Timber Operating

BIG BEAR businesses involved in brush clearance, tree removal, tree trimming, landscape maintenance, and weed abatement

This list is offered as a convenience only and does not denote nor imply any endorsement of the same by the Big Bear Fire Department. It is recommended that you ask to see a current liability insurance certificate, workers’ compensation certificate and copy of workers’ compensation declaration page, and the required State contractor license or License Timber Operator certificate prior to any work being started.  Contact the Contractor’s State License Board at (800) 321-2752 or www.cslb.ca.gov for questions regarding any contract work and for verifications of proper licensing and insurance.

The official License Timber Operator website:  CAL Fire License Timber Operators (LTOs)

All of the businesses have attended Big Bear Fire Department’s course of instruction on requirements and techniques to properly create fire resistant landscape, defensible space, and proper tree care while conducting fire hazard abatement within Big Bear.


Bear Valley Tree Care

P.O. Box 4329
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 
(909) 584-7862
Contractor's License #906588 D49
LTO #A10406

Chris Teele Construction

P.O. Box 4272
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 
(909) 723-2223
Contractor's License #938130 B, D49
LTO #B10937

Nativescapes, Inc.

P.O. Box 555
Big Bear City, CA 92314 
(909) 878-0050
Contractor's License #880949 C27, D49
LTO #B10574

Porter's Firewood

P.O. Box 596
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 
(909) 878-2247 or (909) 878-4350
Contractor's License #913143 A, C31, D49
LTO #A10477