Top 25 Purchasers of U.S. National Forest Timber

(Fiscal Year 2004)

compiled by George Draffan, Endgame.org
from US Forest Service data

 

Purchaser

Thousand
Board Feet

Amount
Paid

National Forest & Region
in order of volume purchased

1

D.R. Johnson Lumber

101,856

$9,910,768

Malheur (R6)
Deschutes (R6)
Payette (R6)
Umatilla (R6)
Ochoco (R6)

2

Viking Lumber

51,332

$543,547

Tongass (R10)

3

Sierra-Pacific Industries

47,569

$3,458,527

Lassen (R5)
Sierra (R5)
Tahoe (R5)
Sequoia (R5)
Shasta-Trinity (R5)
Eldorado (R5)
Six Rivers (R5)

4

Boise Cascade

46,891

$3,495,914

Boise (R4)
Payette (R4)
Chippewa (R9)
Okanogan-Wenatchee (R6)
Sawtooth (R4)

5

Pope & Talbot

45,660

$3,432,665

Black Hills (R2)

6

Franklin Logging

43,396

$4,180,743

Shasta-Trinity (R5)
Lassen (R5)
Klamath (R5)

7

Travis Lumber

41,540

$4,646,082

Ouachita (R8)
Ozark St Francis (R8)

8

Tricon Timber

38,480

$4,397,529

Idaho Panhandle (R1)
Lolo (R1)

9

Crown Pacific

31,948

$2,327,095

Fremont-Winema (R6)
Deschutes (R6)

10

Neiman Timber

31,234

$2,975,114

Black Hills (R2)

11

Plum Creek

30,743

$6,134,858

Flathead (R1)
Kootenai (R1)

12

Biewer

27,738

$3,222,047

Huron Manistee (R9)
Chequamegon-Nicolet (R9)

13

Columbus Lumber

27,950

$3,330,231

Mississippi (R8)

14

Vaagen Brothers

27,146

$2,954,870

Colville (R6)
Okanogan-Wenatchee (R6)

15

Intermountain Resources

24,985

$937,221

Medicine Bow-Routt (R2)
Pike-San Isabel (R2)
San Juan (R2)
Santa Fe (R3)
White River (R2)
Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison (R2)
Rio Grande (R2)
Arapahoe-Roosevelt (R2)

16

Alcan Forest Products

24,250

$378,544

Tongass (R10)

17

R-Y Timber

22,432

$2,206,769

Shoshone (R2)
Bighorn (R2)
Helena (R1)
Sawtooth (R4)
Caribou-Targhee (R4)

18

Buddy Bean Lumber

22,072

$3,000,639

Ouachita (R8)
Ozark St Francis (R8)

19

CLR Timber Holdings

21,422

$920,965

Siskiyou (R6)
Six Rivers (R5)

20

Sappi

20,964

$1,605,616

Ottawa (R9)
Chequamegon-Nicolet (R9)
Hiawatha (R9)

21

Potlatch

20,734

$1,464,433

Superior (R9)
Chippewa (R9)

22

Tom Harmon Logging

20,477

$55,393

Modoc (R5)

23

Silver Creek Timber

20,128

$1,465,264

Siskiyou (R6)
Umpqua (R6)

24

C & C Logging of Oregon

20,067

$17,257

Modoc (R9)

25

Swanson Group / Superior

18,172

$3,473,512

Siuslaw (R6)
Rogue River (R6)