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Christmas tree cutting permits to be sold Nov. 1-2

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Oct 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-28 18:07:59-04

MIDWAY — Christmas tree permits will be sold Nov. 1-2 at Soldier Hollow Lodge, located at 2002 Olympic Drive in Midway. The tree cutting areas are within the south end of the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.

Non-transferable wristbands will be issued to the first 1,000 individuals starting at 6 a.m. on both days. Individuals with a wristband must purchase their tree permit in person the same day they receive a wristband.

Tree permits can be purchased between 8 a.m. and noon at the lodge on both days.

One tree permit will be sold per adult 16 years old and above. The permits will be sold on a first-come first-serve basis.

Cost of the permits is $10. Only subalpine fir trees 20 feet tall or shorter may be cut and removed. Trees may be cut up until Dec. 24 and all trees must be tagged prior to being transported.