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Forest Service timber sales program

Forest Service timber sales program

questionable need for contract term extensions and status of efforts to reduce costs : statement for the record by James Duffus III, Director, Natural Resources Management Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, before the Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Forest Service -- Auditing.,
  • Forest management -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Lumber trade -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQuestionable need for contract term extensions and status of efforts to reduce costs.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-RCED-92-58.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15364199M

    GAO discussed the Forest Service's Timber Sale Program Information Reporting System (TSPIRS). GAO noted that: (1) TSPIRS reports the results of the year's timber harvest activities in terms of anticipated benefits from the harvest's net present values, a cost reporting module, and socio-economic benefits incurred from harvest-related jobs and income; (2) TSPIRS cost . On the other hand the extension service from the forest owners associations and from the State forest service as well as rising timber prices seemed having fostered the activity of owners. Also the fact, that 78% of owners are farmers contributed to the high harvest by:

    prill TIMBER SALE ACCOUNTING Analysis of Forest Service’s Proposed Timber Program Information Reporting System RESTRICTEXJ --Not to be released outelde the Generd Accounting Office except on the basis of specifla spproval by the Offioe of Congesslonal Relationa ’ LO,‘AFMD \. forestry technician- timber sale administrator Summary Seeking a challenging opportunity where I will be able to utilize my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people, which will allow me to grow personally and professionally.

    Forest Service Full view - Timber appraisal handbook remaining Report resale result revised road maintenance SAWTBR sawtimber sold species specified road cost stumpage temporary road TIMBER APPRAISAL HANDBOOK timber sale Total transaction evidence unit volume zone Timber Appraisal Handbook, United States. Forest Service: Author. Get this from a library! U.S. Forest Service's timber sale program: hearing before the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, Novem [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.


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Forest Service timber sales program Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Forest Service sells timber and special forest products on a variety of contract and permit forms based on the complexity and/or value of the sale. Guidance for the use of these forms can be found in Forest Service Handbook (FSH)Chap Sections 53 and Certification as Forest Service Representative consists of the documentation of the successful evaluation and written designation of the individual as Forest Service Representative.

– Minimum Requirements for Timber Sale Administrators. Regional Certification Program for Timber Sale Administrators. The U.S. Forest Service Timber Sale Preparation Process (The Gate System) A Short Overview is a short narrated video presentation that introduces employees and partners to the Timber Sale gate process as outlined in Forest Service manual and Forest Service handbook 1.

Sale by Area. The sale volume is estimated and not guaranteed. Unless the timber sale contract provides otherwise, the timber purchaser has the right and obligation to cut and remove excess volume and pay the current contract rates, and the Forest Service assumes no obligation to make up any deficits in volume.

Sale by Amount. - For the Timber Sales Assistance Program, the Base Share Percentage (or Base Average Share) is the percentage of a Government agency timber sale volume from a defined market area purchased by small business during the 5-year historic period preceding the implementation of an agency timber sale program.

For the U.S. Forest Service, the base. The Forest Service stewards an impressive portfolio of landscapes across million acres of National Forests and Grasslands in the public trust.

The agency’s top priority is to maintain and improve the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of current and future generations.

Forest. TIMBER SALES. Timber sales allow for the sustainable harvest of timber for commercial purposes on public land. The availability of timber for harvest depends on the age and condition of the timber, land status, and public demand, among other land use considerations. If you are interested in purchasing timber from BLM administered lands.

– Timber Sale Account, Advance Deposits, Additional Volume Value – Break – Transportation Infrastructure Reporting – Guest Speaker US Forest Service-to be announced - Road Maintenance/Landing and Skidding on System Roads - Engineering Representative/Sale Administrator Coordination and CommunicationFile Size: KB.

DNR has developed a product sales viewer for timber and biomass sales that are proposed for auction. The viewer is interactive and will display the sale outline set against a back drop of aerial photos, and basic topographic or back ground maps.

Click here for the user guide or proceed to the auction page to launch the tool. Timber Auction Packets. Bidding for State Forest Timber Sales More than timber sales are available to eligible buyers to bid on annually.

DCNR’s timber sales are sold by sealed bids that are opened during a public bid opening at a scheduled time and date. A complete listing of bid openings and recently awarded bids for timber stumpage sales on state forest land.

In recent years, the Service has been trying to increase its western regions' use of the tree measurement method of selling timber. Under this method the purchaser agrees to pay a specific amount for the timber in a sale area on the basis of a Forest Service estimate of the marketable volume of wood in the trees before they are cut : Paperback.

Forest Service Efforts To Change Timber Sale Payment Method - Kindle edition by U.S. Government Accountability Office. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Forest Service Efforts To Change Timber Sale Payment : U.S.

Government Accountability Office. Get this from a library. Review of the Forest Service's timber sales program: hearing before the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, Ma [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Government. On state owned forestlands, almost all timber sales are sold through a bidding process. Percentages of revenue from these timber sales go to respective counties, with the remainder allocated to the ODF State Forests Division. This revenue is used for administration, forest planning, environmental research, and water quality monitoring, among.

Links contain timber sales, statewide, scheduled for that month's auction (s). The packet for each sale contains pre-sales documents in PDF format prepared by DNR; each bidder must perform their own inspection and appraisal.

January - Timber Sale Auction Packets and Auction Book. February - Timber Sale Auction Packets and Auction Book. DNR managed lands (fisheries, parks and wildlife properties) timber sale bid packages and results. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest timber sale bid packages and results.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources manages the state's forestlands for multiple uses following the principles of sustainable forestry. Sustainable forestry is a. Fortunately, USDA Forest Service Forest Taxation and Estate Planning Program is here to help private forest landowners, foresters, loggers, and timber businesses navigate the new rules.

Growing and maintaining timber is a long-term investment. Because trees can take many years to mature, forests are managed over several decades. A landowner who. timber at the ti me of the gift is equal to or more than the donor’s adjusted basis. For inherited property, it is the timber’s fair.

Tax Tips fo r Forest Landowners for the Tax Year. by Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist, USDA Forest Service. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service FS February   That didn’t stop the Forest Service and/or Congress from using it for targets.

As a result, the Planning Rule got rid of ASQ. It now allows forests to make up their own expected timber volume for forest plans that is designed to be used as targets. GAO reviewed the Forest Service's Timber Sale Program Information Reporting System (TSPIRS).

GAO found that: (1) overall, the Service continued to make progress in testing and implementing TSPIRS; (2) TSPIRS accounting for road costs was consistent with the basic system design outlined in a GAO report and was appropriate for cost accounting purposes, but.

Timber sale appraisals are performed for small business qualifying set-aside and non-set-aside sales. When the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Forest Service (FS) offers timber for sale, it appraises its potential market value and sets .WA DNR March Timber Sales Auction Announcement #4 March Auctions - 3/18/ To access any of the five region auctions, follow directions and links in this document: Links to May Skype Auctions New 5/4/Every year the Forest Service plans thousands of acres of timber sales and invites the highest bidder to log Mt.

Hood National Forest. Bark monitors all timber sales proposed on Mt. Hood and uses the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to engage in the decision-making process for our public forests.