Government of New Brunswick

Overview

This program is to provide the public with access to wreath tips from Crown Land. Harvesting the tips of balsam fir provide the producers the material for making Christmas wreaths and other Christmas decorations.

Eligibility

Members of the general public may purchase a permit at a Department of Natural Resources office. The permit may be issued to an individual or a family unit.

Description

A permit is required by all individuals harvesting, removing, transporting or are in possession of Crown Land greenery/tips.

Balsam fir tips are essential to the production of New Brunswick made wreathes and other Christmas decorations.

An individual or family unit can purchase a tipping permit.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2009/2009NRCrownTimberRoyaltyRate.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
  permit for any softwood species except ground hemlock (Taxus Canadensis)20.002009-04-01
Contact Information Email Location
DNR Regional and District offices
South Tetagouche
South Tetagouche
Campbellton
Dieppe
Doaktown
Hampton
Edmundston
Florenceville-Bristol
Fredericton
Fredericton
Miramichi
Miramichi
Chipman
Plaster Rock
Richibucto
Saint-Quentin
Welsford
St George
Sussex
Tracadie
Skiff Lake