Pine nut season open

The 2019 pine-nut harvest season kicked off on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The season generally lasts until late October when pine nuts are available for harvest.

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Individuals and families who visit lands managed by the BLM and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest can gather up to 25 pounds of nuts per season/per household without a personal use permit and at no charge. Anyone who would like to gather more than 25 pounds must contact a BLM or Forest Service office.

In Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, personal-use harvesting is allowed anywhere that pinyon pine trees may be found on the Austin-Tonopah, Bridgeport, Carson, Ely and Mountain City Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger districts, as well as the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. | fs.usda.gov/htnf