Festive trees require permit

British Columbians interested in cutting a Christmas tree should obtain their permit

British Columbians interested in cutting a Christmas  tree should obtain their permit online or contact their local Ministry of Forests office or FrontCounter B.C. office.

Ministry offices can provide details about specific cutting  requirements and approved harvest areas. Free use permits are provided  for personal use only.

The ministry’s Christmas tree website — www.for.gov.bc.ca/mof/xmastrees.htm — provides links to online Christmas tree permits, FrontCounter B.C. and  district office contact information, and the B.C. Christmas Tree Council’s website containing a list of tree farms and U-cuts around  the province.