Firewood Permits

The NRD issues Firewood Permits in designated locations on reservation land to Tribal Members forpersonal use not to exceed 5 cords per year.

Permits are available at the NRD Monday thru Friday from 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm; or you may contact the NRD at 503-879-2424 to inquire of permit availability. Tribal members wishing to obtain a permit must provide information such as Tribal Roll number, name, address, vehicle plate, make and model number, Driver’s License number, Telephone number.

Firewood Permit, Load Ticket and Window Flyer are required to be with the Tribal Member while obtaining and transporting firewood.

Firewood permits may be unavailable depending upon fire conditions 

GENERAL RULES: 

  1. Only firewood marked or otherwise designated may be removed from the permit area.
  2. Where the cutting of standing trees is allowed, stumps shall be no higher than 12 inches or as otherwise shown on this permit.
  3. Concurrent with cutting firewood, unused material will be removed from roads and ditches and piled in openings and clearings, or as otherwise indicated on this permit.
  4. Road surfaces, ditches and shoulders must not be blocked or damaged.
  5. Firewood permits are for personal use only, and shall not be sold or exchanged. Violators will be prosecuted with revocation of the permit and denial of future permits. 
  6. Permit must be kept with permittee at all times when cutting or transporting firewood.  The permit may not be transferred or use by other, unless authorized.
  7. Load tickets provided must be securely attached to the back of the load and be clearly visible.  The load tickets must be validated by completely removing the month and date of the firewood removal.
  8. During fire season, the permittee shall have a cache of fire equipment as determined by the officer in charge.  The minimum amount of equipment will consist of: one shovel, one axe, one bucket, a fire extinguisher of not less than 8az capacity by weight and in possession of the operator, and an approved spark arrester on the chain saw.
  9. Fire season is normally from mid-May to mid-October, but it may occur earlier in the spring or last later into the fall depending on weather conditions.
  10. Obey all State fire laws, rules and regulations.

Greenery Permits

The NRD issues Greenery Permits on reservation land to Tribal Members for personal use or commercial use.

Permits are available at the NRD Monday thru Friday from 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm; or you may contact the NRD at 503-879-2424 to inquire of permit availability. Tribal members wishing to obtain a permit must provide information such as Tribal Roll number, name, address, vehicle plate, make and model number, Driver’s License number, Telephone number.

Greenery Permit and Window Flyer are required to be with the Tribal Member while obtaining and transporting the material.

Greenery permits may be unavailable depending upon fire conditions

The Harvesting of greenery is prohibited within 100 feet of hiking trails, riparian areas, and the day use park

Personal Use greenery permits will be issued to all eligible tribal members at no cost for a pre-determined quantity.

  • Shrubs and bushes transplants Up to 6 2 ft tall
  • Christmas Trees 2 12 ft tall
  • Fern 10 bunches
  • Moss 25 lbs
  • Salal 25 lbs
  • Oregon Grape 25 lbs
  • Boughs 30 lbs
  • Cones 3 bushels
  • Conks 6 each
  • Cascara 5 lbs green weight
  • Berries Nuts and Mushrooms 2 gallons
  • Poles corral or Tee Pee 40 each
  • Posts fence 25 each

Commercial Greenery permits are also available. Each permit costs 5.00. A separate permit is required when harvesting multiple materials.  A Commercial permit will allow the tribal member to sell, exchange, or trade for other goods or services.

Christmas Trees

The NRD makes available Christmas tree permits to all tribal members. Christmas trees must be located within an average distance of 12 feet of three or more similar trees and no more than 16 feet tall and a minimum of 2 feet tall. All trees must be cut off no more than 12” from ground level measured at the uphill side.

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