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Forest Stewardship

Timber Sales – There are more than 150,000 acres of forested trust lands in Utah, or 860,000 acres if pinyon pine and juniper are counted. More than 35,000 acres of these forested trust lands have commercial value. The Trust Lands Administration offers several timber sales each year and are purchased by local sawmills, which make various timber products. The species most often purchased are Douglas fir, Engleman spruce, lodgepole pine, and aspen.

Small Forest Product Sales – Forest products in small quantities are sold over the counter at all trust land offices for firewood, poles, fence posts, and wildland seed.  Please use this link to view the map to show which areas are open for small forest product sales:  FOREST PRODUCTS MAP.  (The map shows areas which are open to small forest product sales.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine whether or not the products are available in their area of interest.)

Please use this link for the form which can be completed and submitted to one of our office, with the required payment:  FOREST PRODUCTS PERMIT FORM.

Small Forest Product Prices:
Firewood – $10.00 per cord / minimum of 2 cords
Cedar Poles – $1.00 to $4.50 each / minimum of $15
Fence Posts – $.50 each / minimum of $15
Wildland Seed – Price Depends on Area and Type

Christmas Trees – Unfortunately, at this time, we do not allow individuals to cut or collect Christmas trees on trust lands.  Please click here for the US Forest Service webpage for information about their Christmas tree permit process:

Seed Collection – Wildland seed collection is allowed on certain trust lands only with a small forest product permit.  Please contact the SITLA office in your area for more information.

Contact Information
Forestry Program Manager:
Adam Robison – (435) 820-0067


2019 Tabby Mountain Aspen Regeneration Project
SITLA completed this project with a private contractor to protect the forest from catastrophic wildfire and improve wildlife habitat.  Please watch the video below to see what we have been doing on Tabby Mountain.


2017-2019 Beaver Mountain Timber Harvest Project:
SITLA is working to protect the forest and area recreation opportunities.  During the reforestation efforts, travel restrictions will be in place.  Click here for a snowmobile route map which will avoid the newly planted areas.

Click here to learn more about the forest stewardship efforts at Beaver Mountain.