Christmas tree cutting permits are now available at Bitterroot National Forest Office locations for a cost of $5 with a limit of three permits per household.
Permits may also be purchased online at www.Recreation.gov for a cost of $5 with a $2.50 transaction fee…and this year - Free permits for fourth graders through the Every Kid Outdoors program.”
Fourth graders must present a valid EKO pass or paper voucher at a Bitterroot National Forest office to receive a free permit.
To obtain the pass or paper voucher, fourth graders need to visit www.everykidoutdoors.gov. Vouchers can also be redeemed on Recreation.gov.