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Release Date: 09/26/12
Contacts: Peter Hoagland , 575.751.4752  
  Front Desk , 575-758-8851  

BLM Announces Fire Wood Still Available for Sale Near Chimayo, NM

Taos, NM–The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office still has fire wood for sale to the public at the Gorham Boy Scout Ranch southeast of Chimayo, New Mexico.  The fire wood will be sold on the weekends of September 29-30, 2012, and October 13-14, 2012.  Ponderosa pine, juniper, and pinyon trees that have been cut into 3 to 6 foot lengths will be available for sale at $12.00 per cord.  Cash or checks payable to the BLM will be accepted.  Only two cords per household will be allowed. 

Permits for fire wood may be purchased on the day of collection from a BLM representative at the camp or in advance from the BLM Taos Field Office located at 226 Cruz Alta Road, Taos,
New Mexico.  Permits will be issued on a first-come first-serve-basis.  BLM will not issue permit refunds or transfers.  Directions and further instructions will be given when purchasing a permit.

For questions, please contact Forester Peter Hoagland at (575) 751-4752.


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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Last updated: 01-08-2013