Permits are available at the Douglas County Forestry Department Office located on Business Highway 53 in Solon Springs, approximately 30 miles south of Superior. Contact the Forestry Department by phone at (715)378-2219 or by email
to receive additional information.
Permits are sold for SPECIFIC LOCATIONS, typically recently closed timber sales. Firewood permits may be issued for areas with downed trees, please contact the Forestry Department. A Douglas County Forester needs to approve areas with downed trees for issuance of a firewood permit.
Permits allow collection of firewood, in the form of DOWN TREES and LOGGING RESIDUE ONLY, located on Douglas County Forest Land. Permit cost is $20.00 for up to ten (10) cords.
Permits expire December 31st of the year they were purchased.
Permit must be in possession while collecting and transporting firewood. Permit holder must be present while firewood is being gathered and transported.
Permits may be issued, however they are not valid and firewood may not be gathered during the spring road weight bans, which are usually posted March 15 through May 15 of each year.