Decorations Needed For the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Decorations Needed For the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

The Six Rivers National Forest is honored to provide this year's Christmas tree to adorn the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, representing the USDA Forest Service and the great state of California. Handmade ornaments and tree skirts by Californians are needed to beautify the tree!

Suggested Themes

We encourage the use of recyclable, repurposed materials in honor of Woodsy Owl's 50th anniversary

  • Natural Resources: Wildlife, wildflowers, trees
  • Cultural Diversity: Tribes, logging, fishing, agriculture
  • Uniquely California: What makes our state special
  • Forest Service Icons: Smokey Bear "Fire Prevention" & Woodsy Owl "Don't Pollute"

4,000 large ornaments

For U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree:

  • Size between 9 to 12"
  • Colorful & reflective
  • Weatherproof to withstand the elements (wind, rain, snow)

11,000 small ornaments

For 130 companion trees:

  • Size between 4 to 6"
  • Lightweight & colorful
  • Durability not a concern

130 Tree Skirts

  • 5 foot diameter
  • Tree skirts could possibly be returned; no guarantees!
  • Contact us if interested in creating a tree skirt

See Examples

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  • Decorations cannot include logos, political or religious affiliation or symbols, drug or alcohol references, be divisive or offensive.
  • Ornaments will not be returned

Join Us Today!

To participate, please contact Maritza Guzman by emailing or by calling (707) 672-3184

How to Submit

Mail to:
U.S Capitol Christmas Tree,
1330 Bayshore Way, Eureka, CA 95501
or check website for drop off locations.