The Senior Citizen’s Firewood Program, as contained in the “Forest Products Harvesting Permit Policy” and adopted by NPTEC Resolution 05-332, provides firewood to senior citizens, elders and other eligible participants as determined by Nez Perce Tribe Social Services and the Nez Perce Tribe Executive Council.
- 162 Applicants (elders, disabled and single parents)
- 323 cords delivered (6-8 week season)
- 7 cords processed/hour
- 40 logging truck loads of firewood logs needed annually
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Annual free-use permits are issued to tribal members for harvesting 10 cords of firewood, post and poles, teepee poles and other forest products on tribal lands.