Pine trees

Christmas tree cutting permits are on sale at several Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands locations.

Trees may be cut between Thursday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Dec. 24. The cost is $10 per tree for trees up to 10 feet. Trees taller than 10 feet will cost an extra $1 per foot. The permit may also be used to dig up a living tree. Permits will be issued until Friday, Dec. 22.

Conifer species such as pinon and juniper, Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, blue spruce, Engelmann spruce, and sub-alpine fir may be cut from designated areas only. A map of the designated areas will be provided with each permit.

Christmas tree permits may be purchased at the following locations:

• Cibola National Forest and Grasslands Supervisor’s Office

2113 Osuna Rd. NE, Albuquerque

Phone: 346-3900.

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Monday-Friday

• Magdalena Ranger District

Magdalena Ranger District Office

203 1st Street, Magdalena

Phone: 575-854-2281.

Hours: 8 a.m.-noon and 12:30-4:15 p.m., Monday-Friday

• Mt. Taylor Ranger District

Mt. Taylor Ranger District Office

1800 Lobo Canyon Rd., Grants

Phone: 287-8833.

Hours: 8 a.m.-noon and 12:30-4:15 p.m., Monday-Friday

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