Nothing beats a fresh live Christmas Tree
The Bureau of Land Management is now offering permits to those who wish to harvest a Christmas tree from federally managed land Nov. 22.
Each permit is $5. Residents can cut piñon and juniper trees through Dec. 23 from areas designated for harvest. Permits may be purchased, and maps of eligible areas can be found, online at forestproducts.blm.gov.
Maps may be downloaded at https://www.blm.gov/maps/georeferenced-PDFs.
If you’d rather purchase in person a permit visit the following field offices:
Rio Puerco Field Office
Location:100 Sun Ave., NE, Suite 330, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Socorro Field Office
Location: 901 S. Old U.S. Hwy 85, Socorro, NM 87801
New Mexico State Office
Location: 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87508
Farmington Field Office
Location: 6251 College Blvd., Farmington, NM 87402
Taos Field Office
Location: 226 Cruz Alta Rd. Taos, NM 87571
Telephone: 575- 758-8851
For more information about Christmas tree permits, please contact your local BLM office or the BLM New Mexico State Office at 505-954-2222.