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Production, Prices, Employment, and Trade in Northwest Forest Industries. All Years.

Table 78—Average stumpage pricesa for sawtimber sold on National Forests by selected species, Northern Region, 1971-2008b

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  (Thousand board feet, Scribner scale)
Year Douglas-fir Ponderosa pine Western white pine Lodgepole pine Engelmann spruce Western hemlock Cedars Larch True firs All species
1971 10.10 11.20 23.00 8.30 13.30 2.90 9.10 17.30 4.90 12.00
1972 26.70 35.50 30.30 16.50 27.00 12.90 28.50 34.30 19.20 26.50
1973 50.70 66.50 65.90 38.30 65.80 42.60 45.20 66.30 46.10 53.30
1974 31.90 63.50 117.80 19.40 39.10 28.90 26.50 38.90 29.20 44.70
1975 14.40 22.40 36.20 19.20 10.90 2.00 42.50 20.30 4.80 18.30
1976 23.00 56.80 91.40 16.70 42.20 9.60 45.80 52.90 9.30 35.40
1977 41.50 96.60 122.70 38.30 61.40 11.90 72.00 72.20 20.20 53.20
1978 41.20 113.50 146.00 44.70 85.80 42.50 144.90 69.60 37.30 64.80
1979 51.90 127.20 185.60 34.40 75.90 62.10 117.20 91.40 43.90 70.90
1980 20.50 112.70 80.10 42.70 44.10 171.80 123.20 73.80 30.10 53.40
1981 44.20 74.20 149.70 54.50 63.00 61.40 95.60 67.20 78.40 63.90
1982 26.60 48.10 81.40 34.60 27.20 71.10 60.90 28.30 37.70 36.20
1983 42.50 60.50 96.30 34.10 55.20 47.50 142.80 51.00 65.10 53.70
1984 46.90 66.50 104.90 37.30 39.00 44.50 106.70 49.50 45.00 49.20
1985 34.10 58.70 108.30 28.40 37.70 35.70 91.50 35.00 32.70 37.80
1986 35.10 64.30 119.20 35.90 37.60 34.60 73.10 32.90 32.10 37.40
1987 46.60 127.80 115.50 46.20 57.20 71.10 133.40 45.10 42.90 54.70
1988 57.60 89.30 85.50 53.00 65.00 74.00 92.00 64.60 64.20 63.20
1989 108.45 151.14 126.21 122.69 143.73 130.80 147.07 123.52 132.99 121.53
1990 131.65 184.79 205.52 145.35 156.14 153.03 183.35 161.66 158.55 146.10
1991 132.24 172.30 199.72 134.26 151.88 115.47 218.82 167.40 138.36 145.89
1992 225.11 184.02 258.59 225.58 194.83 204.33 230.65 216.13 210.11 212.87
1993 350.28 384.41 451.82 389.59 402.36 403.06 520.03 467.79 328.04 371.37
1994 334.15 172.43 506.47 389.94 243.28 325.30 526.12 414.98 391.32 376.34
1995 244.41 265.39 283.39 253.14 313.37 225.00 251.43 195.44 194.02 240.49
1996 166.95 172.15 228.96 226.32 118.08 161.75 262.69 196.82 169.59 185.83
1997 207.11 188.76 320.36 184.07 296.60 188.26 370.45 216.28 225.78 207.96
1998 168.68 115.50 246.92 201.42 255.02 146.04 290.10 115.48 176.38 176.51
1999 203.18 173.90 321.71 234.61 194.59 234.20 337.40 246.43 277.45 212.88
2000 321.05 145.85 298.10 199.29 354.72 259.65 309.03 250.07 171.02 203.85
2001 117.90 176.30 257.92 127.51 134.42 145.48 406.94 115.21 132.00 131.34
2002 63.08 34.96 84.33 70.88 88.81 148.84 140.66 72.14 59.26 75.21
2003 134.18 36.36 185.01 127.21 68.68 175.36 281.90 168.99 172.81 137.31
2004 172.09 126.71 129.60 163.91 204.05 113.45 169.78 146.44 121.25 155.00
2005 148.67 171.64 81.05 171.01 89.89 256.26 176.56 95.58 96.20 135.73
2006 158.97 64.67 65.33 108.03 150.36 247.34 130.90 131.07 61.55 123.75
2007 128.39 40.77 222.94 149.50 101.68 95.12 252.11 157.47 230.20 136.96
2008 81.86 69.59 178.33 72.96 41.70 141.61 111.15 129.98 106.72 87.78


a - Prices received for individual sales may vary significantly from the averages shown in this table because of differences in species mix, quality, road costs, logging and processing costs, size and length of sale, number of bidders, and other related price determinants. Prices for stumpage on National Forest land are high bid value. Road costs and an allowance for sale-area betterment are included in the bid.

b - Northern Region includes a small portion of northeastern Washington, northern Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, and northwestern South Dakota.

Source: Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

 

 

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