Oct. 22, 2009
FREDERICTON (CNB) - The season to harvest fir tips from Crown land for wreath-making will begin Friday, Oct. 23.
The season was to begin Oct. 26 but is being advanced at the request of wreath producers in northern New Brunswick.
A permit to harvest fir tips on Crown land may be obtained from any Department of Natural Resources office. The Oct. 23 start date applies to tipping permits already issued and that display the Oct. 26 commencement date.
MEDIA CONTACTS: Matt Jones, communications, Department of Natural Resources, 506-453-2614, e-mail, email@example.com; Geneviève Mallet-Chiasson, communications, Department of Natural Resources, 506-453-2614, e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.