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BLM Christmas tree permits available November 14


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CARSON CITY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District, will begin offering Christmas tree cutting permits November 14 for a non-refundable fee of $5.00 each.  The permits allow cutting a pinyon pine or juniper tree on designated BLM lands primarily in the Pinenut Mountains between Carson City and Yerington, the Clan Alpine & Desatoya Mountains east of Fallon, and the Excelsior Mountains southeast of Hawthorne.  Maps and directions are available with permit purchase.

There is no limit to the number of permits that may be purchased; and organizations and individuals are allowed to harvest trees for resale.

BLM permits for Christmas trees will be sold at the locations listed below.  Both the Reno and Carson City BLM offices will also accept phone credit card orders, or check/credit card mail orders.


BLM-Carson City District Office                            Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

5665 Morgan Mill Rd.                                                Saturdays (11/26, 12/3 & 12/10) 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Carson City, NV 89701                                              775-885-6000


BLM-Nevada State Office-Reno                             Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

1340 Financial Blvd.                                                   775-861-6500

Reno, NV 89520-0006
Community Action Center-Hawthorne                  Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

701 E St.

Hawthorne, NV 89415                                               775-945-2471


UNR Cooperative Extension Office-Fallon            Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

111 Shekler Road
Fallon, NV
Cash or checks only at this location.                           775-423-5121

Middlegate Station                                                    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., daily
42500 U.S. Highway 50 (48 miles east of Fallon)

Cold Springs Station                                                 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., daily
52500 U.S. Highway 50 (62 miles east of Fallon)
(775) 423-1233
Tree cutters should be prepared with warm clothing, a first aid kit, extra food and water, heavy rope or chain, shovel and tire chains, in the event of bad road conditions or inclement weather.  Some cutting areas may be inaccessible after snowfall, so it is advisable to cut trees early in the season.

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