Christmas tree permits now available. Courtesy/nmstatelands.org
SANTA FE – The Bureau of Land Management offices in Albuquerque, Socorro, Taos, Farmington, Las Cruces and Santa Fe are now selling Christmas tree permits.
The permits cost $5 and will be sold until Dec. 23. For a list of BLM office locations and contact information, click here.
Maps can be obtained when purchasing the permit at a local BLM office, and will show tree hunters where lands open to tree cutting are located. Tree permits are for sale on many parcels of public lands in the State. When transporting a tree taken from BLM public land, the permit must be attached to the tree.
For more information about Christmas tree permits, contact Acting BLM Forester Mark Coca at 505.954.2190, or a local BLM office.
About the BLM:
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $96 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2017. These activities supported more than 468,000 jobs.