CARSON CITY — The Carson Ranger District, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, will open an additional live-tree cutting area, Atoma, across from Mt. Rose Ski Resort, off the Mt. Rose Highway, on September 7, 2011. Only designated trees may be cut in this area.
The Peavine and Scotts Lake green-tree cutting areas and the dead-tree cutting area are currently open on the Carson District. Cutting is allowed in any or all of these areas with a valid Carson Ranger District firewood removal permit.
Firewood permits are valid through November 16, 2011, cost $15 per cord, and have a 2- cord minimum. There is a six-cord maximum per household per year. A fire extinguisher and a shovel are required when using a chainsaw for cutting firewood.
Permits may be purchased at the following locations:
Carson Ranger District office Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
1536 S. Carson Street 1200 Franklin Way
Carson City, NV 89701 Sparks, NV 89431
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Mon–Fri 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Mon-Fri
Phone: 775-882-2677 Phone: 775-331-6444
Galena Creek Visitor Center Alpine County Chamber of Commerce
16750 Mt. Rose HWY #3 Webster Street
Reno, NV 89511 Markleeville, CA 96120
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Tue–Sun 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. every day
(Hours will change in Oct) Phone: 530-694-2475
If you currently have a valid 2011 firewood removal permit from the Carson Ranger District, you will need to obtain a map to cut in the Atoma green-tree cutting area.