Salal Permit Sales to Begin at Olympic National Forest

A total of one-hundred harvest permits will be sold.  Fifty permits will be offered from Quilcene for harvest areas located within Mason County and the east side of Clallam and Jefferson Counties.  Twenty-five permits will be offered from Forks for the west-side of Clallam County.  Twenty-five permits will be offered from Lake Quinault for harvest areas within Grays Harbor County and the west side of Jefferson County.
 
Three additional harvest periods are planned and permit sales will begin on the first day of each harvest.  The permit fee of $150.00 will remain the same for all permitting periods.  The future salal harvest periods are as follows:

        November 10 through December 31, 2010
        January 5 through March 9, 2011
        March 10 through May 11, 2011

For additional information about salal permit sales, please contact Ray Hershey at 360-956-2275.  For general information about Olympic National Forest, visit http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/olympic.

The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The Agency manages 193 million acres of public land, provides assistance to State and private landowners, and maintains the largest forestry research organization in the world. 

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