BLM selling Christmas Tree permits in three locations for Battle Mountain District
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. -- The Bureau of Land Management Battle Mountain District is selling Christmas tree permits for personal use at the BLM Battle Mountain District Office in Battle Mountain, NV and Tonopah Field Office in Tonopah, NV. Both offices are open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Inyo National Forest White Mountain Visitor’s Center in Bishop, CA is also selling permits. They are open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Christmas trees available with a permit include 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 paperwork received with the permit. If you want to utilize these 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. The cutting of Christmas trees is permitted anywhere on Battle Mountain BLM land except in Wilderness Study Areas. Contact your local BLM office for more information.
While out cutting, remember to have your permit on you, make sure that you are following all cutting stipulations and all recommended procedures to prevent wildfires. Also, 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 or Tonopah Field Office. If you have any questions or comments, call the Battle Mountain District Office at 775-635-4000 or the Tonopah Field Office at 775-482-7800.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.