Area firewood season opens today

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The 2013 firewood cutting season begins on the Magdalena Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest. The season will run through February 2014, weather permitting.

The district is issuing permits to cut green wood and dead/down wood. The cost for a personal use permit is $10 per cord. There is a two cord minimum purchase (eight cord maximum).

Permits may be purchased at the Magdalena Ranger District. For additional information contact the Magdalena Ranger District at 575-854-2281.