Christmas tree permits will be available on the Winnemucca District
WINNEMUCCA, Nev. - The Winnemucca District will have Christmas tree cutting permits available for purchase starting Nov. 21 through Dec. 24. Permits are available by appointment at the District Office, 5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd., Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 775-623-1500. Permits are also available online at the following link https://forestproducts.blm.gov/. The permits are no longer available in Lovelock, Nevada.
Christmas tree permits are $5 each, with a limit of 10 per person and are for individual use only. The following forms of payment will be accepted: check, cash or credit card. The permit allows the purchaser to cut trees on Bureau of Land Management administered lands. Pinyon Pine and Juniper are the only tree species that can be harvested on public lands.
Upon purchase, a map of tree cutting areas will be provided along with the stipulations of the permit. McKinney Pass and Kitten Springs in the Stillwater Range are good access areas for pinyon pine and juniper Christmas tree cutting. Please pay attention to marked boundary areas in the field and on the provided map, there is a large portion of Fencemaker Canyon that is restricted from Christmas tree cutting, but there are many other areas for harvesting Christmas trees on multiple mountain ranges.
For more information regarding the purchase of Christmas tree permit please contact Kirstin Ross, Natural Resource Specialist, at (775) 623-1500.
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.