Timber Sales and Contracting

Timber sales are conducted on the National Forests to help meet the nation's timber needs as well as protecting and restoring ecological systems through their strategic use. Balancing the ecological with the economical, timber sales are a part of the Forest Service's multi-use forest management plan for providing the greatest good to local communities.

Schedule of Timber Sales on the Monongahela

Schedule of Timber Program
Commercial Sales

No commercial sales at this time. 

Stewardship Sales

TyChest Sale

The TyChest Stewardship contract timber harvest units are located on the Greenbrier Ranger District, 10 miles north of Bartow, in the headwatersof McGee Run. The Forest Service will receive sealed offers at the Forest Supervisors Office at 200 Sycamore Street, Elkins WV at 2:00 P.M. local time on August 28, 2018 for a combination of timber and stewardship service work items associated with the TyChest Stewardship contract. Timber to be cut within the contract area includes an estimated, 325 CCF of Black Cherry sawtimber, 1,017 CCF of Red and Sugar Maple sawtimber, 139 CCF of Hardwood Other sawtimber, 109 CCF of Oak, 335 CCF of Red and Black Oak, 789 CCF of Yellow Poplar, and 1,1219 CCF of Combined Hardwood (Pulpwood). Mandatory stewardship service work contains 6 mandatory work items and 2 optional work items. Mandatory service work items include 39 acres of Lime Application, 96 acres of Cutback Borders Mature Forest, 92 acres of Cutback Borders Young Forest, 17 acres of Hardwood Snag Creation(Herbicide), 20 acres of Red Pine Felling, and 42 acres of Manual Site Preparation. Optional service work items include 20 acres of Lime Application, and 10 acres of Hardwood Snag Creation(Herbicide).

Sale Documents

Salvage Sales

There are no salvage sales at this time. 

Past Sale Bid Reports

Timber Contracting on the Monongahela

Parties interested in contracting with the Monongahela National Forest's timber program should review the following information.

Timber Contracting Documents

The following documents are required of all contractors entering into timber contracts with the U.S. Forest Service.

Timber Contract Management

Legal Status and Assurances

Bond Information

Deposit Information

Letter of Credit

Doing Business with the Forest Service

Timber Sales Payments

Payments for timber sales can be made in the following ways:


Timber sales can be paid online through FS Bill Payment.

Regular Mail

Enclose a copy of the bill with your check or money order. Do not send cash. Please include Bill Number and Payer Code Number on your check. Make your check payable to USDA Forest Service. Send to:

USDA Forest Service
C/O Citibank
P.O. Box 301550
Los Angeles, CA 90030-1550

Overnight Couriers.

Please use USPS Express Mail only. The address is:

Lockbox Operations
Lockbox 4260
6801 Colwell Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039