BLM Battle Mountain District selling Christmas tree permits

BATTLE MOUNTAIN — The Bureau of Land Management, Battle Mountain District, is selling Christmas tree permits, for personal use, at three different locations;

• BLM Battle Mountain District Office: 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, Nevada, 89820

• BLM Tonopah Field Office: 1553 South Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada 89049

• White Mountain Public Lands Information Center: 351 Pacu Lane, Suite 200, Bishop, California, 93514

Christmas trees consists of Pinyon Pines and/or Junipers and costs $4.00 ($3.00 a tree with an additional $1.00 per tree road maintenance fee).  All stipulations governing the permits will be included in the paper work received when the permit is purchased. With a personal use permit, up to five trees can be cut.  If you want to utilize trees for sale, barter, trade, auction, or in any other way to obtain a profit/commercial use, contact your local BLM office and ask about our Commercial Permit.  Personal woodcutting is allowed on most Battle Mountain BLM land, excluding Wilderness Study Areas; contact your local BLM office for more information.

While out cutting please remember to have your permit on you, make sure that you are following all stipulations and ensure that you are following all recommended procedures/stipulations to prevent wild fires.  Also please stay on existing roads and consult your maps to make sure you are on BLM land.  Please report any permit violations with as much information as possible (e.g. date, license plate number, detailed location, and directions to area) to the Battle Mountain District Office (775) 635-4000 or to the Tonopah Field Office (775) 482-7800.  If you have any questions or comments please call the district office, the field office, or Anna O’Brien at (775) 635-4175.