• National Forest offers $5 trees
    December 03,2012
     

    The U.S. Forest Service is offering $5 tree permits for people who would like to cut their Christmas trees in the Green Mountain National Forest.

    The Forest Service’s Vermont office said that in recent years the Green Mountain National Forest program has continued to grow in popularity. Last year, 431 permits were sold.

    The permits can be purchased at Forest Service offices in Rutland, Middlebury, Manchester Center or Rochester.

    The permit must be attached to the tree before it’s transported, and it’s up to the permit holder to know the boundaries of the National Forest.

    Trees over 20 feet tall cannot be cut, and the stump left after the cutting must be less than 6 inches high.

    MORE IN Vermont News
    The Vermont Agency of Transportation has decided to yank a new seat belt safety ad from the... Full Story
    State pulls seat belt safety ad
    “Vermont is still at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to state support for higher education. Full Story
    MONTPELIER — The races might be new, but many of the faces are the same. Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS