MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office will be issuing free firewood permits, for personal use, for about 80 acres on Bull Shoals Lake. Permits are valid through March 31.
Trees were cut earlier as part of a timber stand improvement project. Permit holders will be allowed to remove downed hickory, ash, elm and cedar trees at Indian Point in the Price Place area, and Strawberry Point across from Bull Shoals Lake boat dock. No standing trees can be cut. Individuals must have a permit before cutting/removal of any firewood from these areas, and selling of this firewood is strictly prohibited. Permits may be picked up at the Corps of Engineers office at 324 West 7th Street in Mountain Home, Ark., or by contacting Natural Resource Specialist Ty Fowler at 870-425-2700 ext. 1433.