Looking to chop your own Christmas tree? Pick up a $5 permit from the White Mountain National Forest and hunt down the perfect evergreen. Regulations include size requirements and a ban on chainsaws.
The forest will develop backcountry skiing areas on Bartlett and Baldface Mountains.
Humans started the blaze last fall in the White Mountains.
Cut-your-own trees are popular this season while tree lots in Flagstaff see a dip in sales.
Designer John Morton is on tap to develop a master trails plan for the White Mountain town.