Christmas tree permits are on sale for $8 at the San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court, and at Kroegers Ace Hardware, 8 Town Plaza.
The permit allows the cutting of one tree up to 20 feet tall until Dec. 31.
Permits come with safety tips, information on which species of tree to harvest and the best places to find trees.
The Forest Service offers one free permit to fourth-grade students who hold a valid Every Kid in a Park pass or paper voucher downloaded from: www.EveryKidinaPark.gov. The participating fourth-grader must be present to receive the permit.