CHEYENNE - The Bridger-Teton National Forest, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland are issuing Christmas tree permits for prices ranging from $5 to $25.
Anyone cutting Christmas trees on those federal lands must have a permit with them.
Bridger-Teton allows one permit per person, but an individual may purchase up to four extra permits for friends and family members.
Personal use permits for Bridger-Teton cost $5 for trees less than 12 feet tall, $15 for trees 12-25 feet tall and $25 for trees over 25 feet.
The permits are available at the ranger stations in Kemmerer, Big Piney, Pinedale, Greys River and Buffalo, as well as Bureau of Land Management offices in Kemmerer and Pinedale and at the Interagency Visitor Center in Jackson.
Medicine Bow-Routt and Thunder Basin allow five permits per household. Permits cost $10, and trees are limited to 20 feet in height.
Permits are available at BLM offices in Cheyenne and Rawlins, ranger district offices in Saratoga, Laramie and Douglas, the Elk Mountain town office and the Little Snake River Conservation District office in Baggs.