Forest Products Permits


Forest Product Permits

The following actions are prohibited: Cutting, removing or otherwise damaging any timber, tree, or other forest product, including special forest products and forest botanical products without a permit.

Forest Products are forest resources that are used for personal, commercial, and scientific purposes.  Examples include (Christmas trees, firewood, small tree, and other live plants, collections of cones, bark, conks, boughs, mushrooms, post and poles, rocks, etc.) except as authorized by Federal law, regulation, permit, contract, special use authorization, free use authorization, or personal use authorization. 

Guidelines for Plant Collection:

  • Following appropriate environmental analysis, commercial collection of native species (plants, plant parts, or seed-quantity, location and appropriateness) may be allowed.
  • Except for Forest Service approved scientific or restoration projects, or cultural use, no collection of seeds or plants are permitted in Research Natural Areas, Special Interest Areas, Wilderness or recommended Wilderness, developed recreation sites, the Central Wasatch Management Areas, and within the Cache Box-Elder Management Area from mouth of Logan Canyon to Temple Fork and Tony Grove-White Pine areas.


2021 FIREWOOD CUTTING AND TRANSPLANTING TREES INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED IN THE MIDDLE OF MAY
Firewood cutting permits allows firewood cutters to remove downed timber or to cut standing dead trees under most conditions. Firewood cutters are urged to use caution when driving and cutting in the forest, as both are potentially dangerous activities. 

The funds generated by firewood permit sales go directly into road maintenance and salvage sale fund.

The Ogden and Logan Ranger Districts 

  • Logan Ranger District (435) 755-3620, 1500 E. Highway 89, Logan, UT 84321
    Firewood permits are available for the 2021 season. Permits are valid for one season and end November 15, 2021. Permits allow you to collect dead and down wood only, in designated areas.
    Minimum purchase is 4 cords for $30 – additional cords are $7.50
    Maximum purchase is 10 cords per household for $75.
    Map of cutting areas
  • Ogden Ranger District, (801) 625-5112, 507 25th St., Ogden, UT 84401
    Firewood permits are available for the 2021 season. Permits are valid for one season and end November 15, 2021. Permits allow you to collect dead and down wood only, in designated areas.
    Minimum purchase is 4 cords for $30 – additional cords are $7.50
    Maximum purchase is 10 cords per household for $75.
    Map of cutting areas

Evanston Ranger District at (307) 789-3194, Mt. View Ranger District at (307) 782-6555 Firewood cutting permits are available . Personal Use Firewood Flyer  
Evanston Ranger District cutting area map
Mt. View Ranger District cutting area map 


Heber/Kamas Ranger District at (435) 783-4338 or (435) 654-0470 
Personal Use Firewood Cutting Flyer
Firewood Map 
Post and Pole cutting flyer and map
Transplanting Flyer
Transplanting Map

Pleasant Grove Ranger District at (801) 785-3563  
Map of firewood cutting area

Spanish Fork Ranger District at (801) 798-3571 
Personnel Use Firewood Cutting information

Ashley National Forest firewood cutting information
 

Salt Lake Ranger District:  Rock Permit
The Salt Lake Ranger District has discontinued the rock permit program.  Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake District Office is issuing permits for their district.  For additional information contact 801-977-4300.


 



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