Christmas tree

New Mexico Prepares To Harvest U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree

Nov 1, 2019
U.S. Capitol Christmas tree/facebook.com

Forest officials in New Mexico are ready to harvest a towering blue spruce that will serve as this year’s Christmas tree in front of the U.S. Capitol.

Proposal In Owl Case May Allow For Cutting Of U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree

Oct 22, 2019
aoc.gov

The fate of the official Christmas tree to be displayed outside the U.S. Capitol building over the holidays is now in the hands of a federal judge.

Ban Could Block Capitol Christmas Tree From New Mexico

Oct 4, 2019
worldatlas.com

A tree to be displayed outside the U.S. Capitol building over the holidays is supposed to come from a northern New Mexico forest.  That’s if the U.S. Forest Service can get an exception from a tree-cutting ban across all New Mexico national forests and one in Arizona.