Alaska Forest Products
In Alaska, some vegetative material found on public lands can be harvested for recreational, personal, subsistence, or commercial use. Free Use Permits may be issued for materials that are for personal use and may not be bartered or sold. Timber is not available via Free Use. Subsistence Use Permits may be issued to rural residents for house logs, fuelwood, limited barter or sale is permitted. Learn more about "subsistence use" on our Subsistence Website. Recreational Use is allowed for the harvest of reasonable amounts of berries, nuts, greenery, wildflowers or firewood for consumption or campfires while on BLM managed public lands.
The following forest products are available statewide:
- House Logs
- Saw Logs
- Christmas trees
- Wood for walking sticks
Contact your nearest BLM Alaska office for more information and applicable forms.