The Forest Service has firewood permits for sale that are good through Oct. 30.
The US Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin
Permits are $20 per cord, with a two-cord minimum and 10-cord maximum per household.
Permits are available at 35 College Drive in South Lake Tahoe or by calling (530) 543-2694. Maps to designated cutting areas will be provided, and must be in your possession along with the valid permit when obtaining wood.
The wood must be downed, meaning it is on the ground and dead, rather than dead and standing. There is no cutting of dead standing wood.