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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Carson City District
 
Release Date: 09/27/13
Contacts: Lisa Ross , 775-885-6107 , lross@blm.gov
News Release No. CCDO 2013-061

BLM firewood permits for Carson City District available at multiple locations


With the arrival of fall and colder temperatures, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District is selling firewood cutting permits to help prepare for the winter months. Pinyon pine and Utah Juniper permits are $10 a cord. Only dead trees, standing or down may be cut. Maps of authorized firewood cutting areas and stipulations are provided when purchasing permits.
 
One cord permits are valid for 30 days and two-cord permits are valid for up to 60 days. Three-plus cord permits are valid up to 90 days. People may purchase up to ten cords before a commercial firewood cutting permit is required.
 
While out cutting firewood, remember to be in possession of your permit and map.  During dry weather, wood cutters should have a fire extinguisher, shovel and bucket of water handy. In addition, all chainsaws must be equipped with spark arrestors.
 
BLM permits for firewood will be sold at the locations listed below.  All locations will accept cash or check and in addition, the Carson City BLM can process credit card orders in person or over the phone.
 
BLM-Carson City District Office                                 Mon.–Fri., 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
5665 Morgan Mill Rd.                                                    775-885-6000
Carson City, NV 89701                                                   
 
Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce                        Mon.–Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1477 US Highway 395 North Suite A                             775-782-8144             
Reno, NV 89520-0006

Alpine County Chamber of Commerce                         Daily, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
3 Webster St.                                                                 530-694-2475
Markleeville, CA 96120                                                   After Nov 15th: Mon.–Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 
UNR Cooperative Extension Office-Fallon                   Mon.–Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
111 Sheckler Road                                                          775-423-5121
Fallon, NV 89406                                                     

Galena Creek Visitor Center                                         Tues.–Sun., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Mt Rose Highway, Reno, NV                                            775-849-4948
6 miles up Mt Rose Hwy from Hwy 395/580                    After Oct 15th: Fri.–Sun., 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please stay on existing roads and report any permit violations to the BLM Carson City Office at 775-885-6000. 

For more information, please call Coreen Francis at (775) 885-6161.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Carson City District   5665 Morgan Mill Road      Carson City, NV 89701  

Last updated: 10-22-2013