Timber Sold on U.S. National Forests, by Region, 1950-1996

(in million board feet)

compiled by George Draffan, www.endgame.org

Year

Eastern Region

Southern Region

Alaska Region

Southwst Region

PSW Region

Rocky Mt Region

Northern Region

Intermtn Region

PNW Eastside

PNW Westside

Total

1950

299

509

60

263

570

204

316

129

485

1,400

4,234

1960

398

855

351

254

1,315

250

969

311

770

2,794

8,267

1970

558

902

561

395

1,824

336

1,323

396

1,102

3,000

10,398

1980

551

1,210

454

336

1,508

240

834

269

1,140

2,350

8,891

1985

51

293

1,603

444

948

429

1,442

2,826

1986

26

484

1,457

334

927

448

2,021

3,762

1987

138

420

1,617

428

942

368

1,637

3,285

1988

20

443

2,012

409

919

387

1,735

3,172

1989

117

315

1,439

384

904

404

1,283

1,142

1990

32

350

1,577

373

751

401

1,496

3,380

1991

51

221

730

269

718

279

766

297

1992

156

225

1,238

317

501

321

505

262

1993

67

104

699

243

382

340

457

181

1994

65

111

539

194

158

189

265

122

1995

64

76

453

131

259

203

432

327

1996

75

38

480

95

479

299

596

532

Note: Data for years 1950-1980 is volume cut; data for 1986-1995 is volume sold.

Sources:
U.S. Forest Service, Production, Prices, Employment and Trade in Northwest Forest Industries, Resource Bulletin PNW-RB-226, July 1997, Tables 99, 79, 82, 87, 93.
U.S. Forest Service, Production, Consumption, and Prices of Softwood Products in North America Resource Bulletin PNW-RB-151, p. 7. [Includes hardwood cut].

 

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