Rusty Saw Timber Sale

Auctioned via sealed bid in June 24, 2003. Sold to only bidder, Rosboro Lumber, for $178, 032 or $56.91 per ccf, which is 200 less than 2001 appraised price of this sale per ccf. This was the third time they tried to auction this sale. There were no bidders the first two times. The sale price has been nearly dropped in half from its initial value. The Rusty Saw Timber Sale will log only 3 miles NW of where the Eagle Creek Tree-sits were.

Project Status: 
Logged
General Information
District: 
BLM Salem District
Total Acres: 
133.0
Watershed: 

Eagle Creek Sub-Watersheds: North Fork Eagle Creek

Habitat & Species
Habitat & Species: 

T&E Species: NSO 1999 Bi-Op

Prescriptions
Total Riparian Acres: 
6.00
"Purpose & Need": 

Comply with existing state and federal laws and legally binding management guidance, including Salem District ROD and RMP. Ensure attainment of Aquatic Conservation Strategy. Avoid regeneration harvest activities in Late-Successional Reserves, and identified Spotted Owl Activity Centers as defined in RMP. Do not contribute to the need to list any plant or animal species. Provide wood to support local economies. Do not schedule regeneration harvest in Matrix stands below the age which produces max. avg. annual growth.

Timber Sale Names: 

Rusty Saw (133 Acres, 1.671 MMBF, 3128 CCF) Sold on Jun-24-2003 to Rosboro Lumber Status: Sold, but not logged

Driving Directions: 

Along the North Fork of Eagle Creek, about 3 miles NW of the Eagle tree-sit.

Road Comments: 

timber sale notice states .02 acres ' of road improvement needing 140 cubic yards aggregate' Reconstruction Miles: 1.6