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Fishlake National Forest selling Christmas tree permits

Fishlake National Forest is selling permits for freshly cut Christmas trees.
Fishlake National Forest is selling permits for freshly cut Christmas trees.
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RICHFIELD — Fishlake National Forest is selling permits for freshly cut Christmas trees.

The permits sell for $10 each and must be obtained in person at the following locations:

• Richfield Ranger District, 115 E. 900 North; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 435-896-9233.

• Fremont River Ranger District, 138 S. Main, Loa; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 435-836-2811.

The Fishlake Basin Recreation Area, including Johnson Valley, is closed to tree cutting from the forest boundary on the west to Zedd’s Meadow on the east. Cutting ponderosa pine is also prohibited, except on Boulder Mountain.

• Fillmore Ranger District, 390 S. Main; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and Monday, Nov. 14, through Thursday, Dec. 21. The office will be open three Saturdays: Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; 435-743-5721.

• Beaver Ranger District, 575 S. Main; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 435-438-2436.

Blue spruce may not be cut. Tree cutting is not allowed in the Merchant Valley Summer Home area or along the visible edge of state Route 153.

• Beaver Sports and Pawn, 91 N. Main; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

• Fishlake Lumber, 1627 N. state Route 357, Beaver; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

• Piute County Sheriff Office, 550 N. Main, Junction; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

• Don’s Sinclair, 215 W. Main, Salina; Monday-Saturday.

• Larsen’s Ace Hardware, 1155 S. state Route 118, Richfield; Monday-Saturday.

• Jorgensen’s, 980 S. Cove View Road, Richfield; Monday-Saturday.