Government of New Brunswick
  • Description
  • Fees
  • Contacts
  • 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:
    2009 NR Crown Timber Royalty Rate.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)20.002012-02-20
    Contact Email Location
    DNR Regional and District offices
    South Tetagouche
    South Tetagouche
    Campbellton
    Skiff Lake
    Chipman
    Dieppe
    Doaktown
    Edmundston
    Edmundston
    Florenceville-Bristol
    Fredericton
    Fredericton
    Hampton
    Miramichi
    Miramichi
    Plaster Rock
    Richibucto
    Saint-Quentin
    St George
    Sussex
    Tracadie-Sheila
    Welsford