Boise Cascade’s National Forest Timber Purchases, 1991-2000

compiled by George Draffan, Public Information Network, www.endgame.org
from U.S. Forest Service timber sale data for the period 1991-2000

 

Table 1. Top Ten Puchasers of National Forest Timber, 1991-2000
Table 2. Boise Cascade’s Public Timber Purchases, by National Forest Region
Table 3. Boise Cascade’s Public Timber Purchases, by National Forest

 

Profile of Boise Cascade

Current timber sales in USFS Region 6

In the ten years 1991-2000,
the U.S. Forest Service conducted
19,211 timber sales,
selling 21 billion board feet
for about $3 billion.

 

Table 1. Top Ten Purchasers of National Forest Timber, 1991-2000
top 50 purchasers

Purchaser

Thousand Board Feet Cut

Dollars

Paid

Boise Cascade

807,221

$172,695,829

Sierra Pacific Industries

681,985

$141,259,586

Ketchikan Pulp Co

600,029

$51,200,532

Weyerhaeuser Co

419,142

$64,450,875

Louisiana-Pacific Corp

407,669

$48,834,883

Alaska Pulp Corp

393,068

$18,064,485

D.R. Johnson Lumber (Oregon)

352,578

$58,493,156

Stone Container Corp

263,689

$31,994,557

Georgia-Pacific

249,624

$39,755,698

Biewer Sawmill (Michigan)

217,032

$17,841,492

 

 

Table 2. Boise Cascade’s Public Timber Purchases, by National Forest Region

US Forest Service
Region

No. of timber sales purchased by
Boise Cascade

Thousand board feet
cut

Amount paid by Boise Cascade

Region 1

1

12,952

$3,191,380

Region 3

1

4,345

$1,174,388

Region 4

103

400,787

$89,207,114

Region 5

3

5,222

$2,438,523

Region 6

99

270,756

$69,907,011

Region 9

30

113,159

$6,777,413

Total

237

807,221

$172,695,829

 

Table 3. Boise Cascade’s Public Timber Purchases, by National Forest

National Forest

USFS Region

No. of timber sales purchased by Boise Cascade

Thousand board feet cut

Amount paid by Boise Cascade

Nez Perce

1

1

12,952

$3,191,380

Kaibab

3

1

4,345

$1,174,388

Boise

4

70

248,006

$49,387,075

unknown

4

1

1,444

$344,928

Dixie

4

1

2,298

$168,076

Payette

4

24

136,945

$38,194,294

Salmon and Challis

4

1

259

$55,944

Sawtooth

4

6

11,835

$1,056,797

Klamath

5

3

5,222

$2,438,523

Deschutes

6

2

2,160

$723,598

Fremont

6

3

3,410

$1,443,585

Malheur

6

9

23,224

$8,113,591

Ochoco

6

1

2,482

$133,293

Okanogan

6

9

14,885

$3,750,353

Rogue River

6

4

9,269

$3,662,908

Siskiyou

6

2

3,543

$1,259,318

Siuslaw

6

3

11,894

$2,612,059

Umatilla

6

11

38,675

$4,885,479

Umpqua

6

4

24,186

$13,974,288

Wallowa-Whitman

6

20

40,540

$7,154,068

Wenatchee

6

9

30,792

$1,984,761

Willamette

6

2

5,271

$1,827,018

Winema

6

8

33,819

$13,069,173

Colville

6

12

26,605

$5,313,518

Chippewa

9

7

14,256

$1,085,412

Superior

9

23

98,903

$5,692,001

 

Note: Between 1991 and 1997, Boise Cascade received $18,894,511
in timber road construction subsidies from the U.S. Forest Service.