BLM Ely District makes fuelwood-cutting permits available online

Online permits are available for purchase 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Ely, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management Ely District is making fuelwood-cutting permits available online through the BLM Special Forest Products Online Permit Sales Pilot Program. Online permits are available for purchase 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To purchase a permit online, go to Click on Nevada, select the Bristlecone or Caliente Field Office, and then select Fuelwood. Complete and submit the application. Enter your credit/debit card information. Your payment will be processed within minutes and you may print your permit. You will also receive an email with all the maps, stipulations, load tags and documentation you will need to safely cut and remove products from BLM land. All purchased permits are final, no refunds will be granted.

Permits are still available for purchase over the telephone using a credit/debit card by calling the Ely District Office at 775-289-1800 or Caliente Field Office at 775-726-8100. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Email requests to Email requests should include a name and daytime contact number. Allow one week for processing.

For more information on the SFP online permit pilot program, go to

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in the 11 Western states and Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. In fiscal year 2018, the diverse activities authorized on BLM-managed lands generated $105 billion in economic output across the country. This economic activity supported 471,000 jobs and contributed substantial revenue to the U.S. Treasury and state governments, mostly through royalties on minerals.

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