Christmas tree tags on sale now

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - The U.S. Forest Service is now selling Christmas tree tags. They are $10 a piece, and one household can buy up to five tags.

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You can purchase these tags from any of the Forest Service offices. Or private businesses, listed at the bottom of the article.

They can also be purchased by mail. Make a check payable to “USDA Forest Service” and sent to:

Black Hills National Forest
1019 North 5ht Street
Custer, SD 57730

Public Information Officer at the U.S.Forest Service in the Black Hills, Scott Jacobson, recommends cutting down a tree from north facing slopes. There are certain areas to avoid when cutting down trees.

These would be active timber sale areas, recreation areas, and wilderness areas.

Tags can be purchased until Dec. 24.

Tags may be purchased at:
Minitman Too
611 East Jackson Blvd.
Spearfish, SD 57783

Cenex Convenience Store
2030 Lazelle St.
Sturgis, SD 57785

Deadwood History and Information Center
3 Siever St and 501 Main St.
Deadwood, SD 57732

Rapid Stop Conoco
20059 West Highway 14
Junction of Highway 14
and I-90 Sundance, WY 82729

Hardware Hank
770 Mountain View Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57702

Heart of the Hills Exxon C-Store
201 Main St.
Hill City, SD 57745

Heart of West Conoco
632 Main St.
Hill City, SD 57745

Custer True Value
833 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Custer, SD 57730