Creston’s Public Safety Compliance Officer has a few tips for folks putting up a Christmas tree.
Eric Graham says a dry tree is a dangerous tree.
He says when selecting a natural tree, check that it isn’t old.
Graham says it’s also key to ensure there is water in the stand and the tree is getting adequate moisture.
And a reminder for people venturing onto crown land to chop down a tree.
You must obtain a Free Use Permit from a Front Counter BC Office or the BC government website.