Is it legal to take wood from national forest?
It’s illegal to take wood from national forests, parks, public land, reservoirs, and reserves. You could get fined between $300-$1000, along with having your equipment seized (like chainsaws).
Is there gold in Gila National Forest?
Mine Overview The Gila Gold Mines are near Pinos Altos, New Mexico. Historically the area has been associated with the Pinos Altos Mining District which is now part of the Gila National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1860.
Can you camp anywhere in Gila National Forest?
The majority of campgrounds on the Gila National Forest are primitive and offer dispersed camping. You may camp outside of developed campgrounds anywhere on the Forest at no charge. If you choose to camp outside developed areas, be sure to bring adequate water or be prepared to purify any water so…
Are there bears in Gila National Forest?
The Gila National Forest has a resident population of black bears (ursus americanus). These animals range in color from black to cinnamon brown and may even have a white blaze on the chest. They weigh from 200 to 500 pounds and stand about 3 1/2 feet tall when standing on all four feet.
Where can I find information about the Gila National Forest?
For more specific information related to the Gila National Forest, please visit their local Home Page . (NOTE: The SOPA reports open in a separate browser window.) Past SOPA Reports are provided for historical purposes only.
Where can I get a firewood cutting permit?
For those of you looking, we have compiled a complete list of the US National Forests, with links to how to obtain a firewood cutting permit in each forest.
How to get a fuelwood permit in New Mexico?
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Starting Thursday people can now submit applications for a fuelwood permit online. Since June 1 customers have had to call one of the Santa Fe National Forest offices to buy a permit but now you can submit a request online. You will receive a call back from a customer service representative to complete the transaction.
Where can I get firewood in Northern Arizona?
The Coconino provides firewood for personal use both on a free-use permit and a paid permit basis. In either case, a permit must be acquired by anyone harvesting any firewood on the National Forest, except for the rather small amounts used in a campfire and gathered at the campfire site.