Forest offers Christmas tree permits
December 10, 2020
COLFAX — The U.S. Forest Service is offering Christmas tree-cutting permits for those who would rather cut one down than buy one.
Areas in proximity to Whitman County to cut a tree include the Idaho Panhandle National Forest, the Nez Perce Clearwater National Forest, and Umatilla National Forest.
Permits and maps are available from www.recreation.gov.
“Whether for the first time, or carrying on a time-honored tradition, being able to secure a permit in advance, while learning important details of where and what to cut, will simplify this process for visitors,” Recreation One Stop Mana...