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

Maps may be downloaded at

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

Telephone: 505-761-8700

Socorro Field Office

Location: 901 S. Old U.S. Hwy 85, Socorro, NM 87801

Telephone: 575-835-0412

New Mexico State Office

Location: 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87508

Telephone: 505-954-2000

Farmington Field Office

Location: 6251 College Blvd., Farmington, NM 87402

Telephone: 505-564-7600

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.

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