In areas where forest roads exist, drivers are asked to use caution.
Here are some guidelines for safe, legal cutting of Christmas trees on public lands: Properly identify who owns the land where you intend to cut your tree. If you have any questions on land ownership, call the nearest Division of Forestry office. Cut trees as low and close to the ground as what to put on tree cuts. Cutting trees in any state parks or experimental forests is prohibited. The State of Alaska Division of Forestry allows cut-ting firewood for personal use on designated areas of state land.
Contact your local Forestry of-fice for a permit and the locations where firewood cutting is allowed. A directory of state offices can be found at treeremove.bar Some areas in the Chugach and Tongass national. Cutting of trees is prohibited in state parks and Department of Transportation (DOT) rightsof-way.
It is also prohibited on Alaska Native lands and other private property. It is important to properly identify land ownership where you intend to cut your tree. See the maps below for more detailed tree cutting areas. If. Trespass By Cutting or Injuring Trees or Shrubs. A person who without lawful authority cuts down, girdles, or otherwise injures or removes a tree, timber, or a shrub on (1) the land of another person or on the street or highway in front of a person's house, or (2) a village or municipal lot, or cultivated grounds, or the commons or public land of a village or municipality, or (3) the street or highway in front of land.
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Christmas Tree Policy. During the month of December, a household may remove one evergreen tree per year from municipal land designated by the Christmas Tree Policy. Trees must be cut at ground level and discarded branches must be scattered. Note: Do not harvest trees from any muskeg areas or regions outside of the CBJ Wood Cutting Area Map.
If you see trees being removed from muskegs or regions outside of the CBJ Wood Cutting.