Timber Sales

Logging in the WinterThe Ottawa's top priority is to maintain and improve the health, diversity, and productivity of forest ecosystems for the enjoyment of current and future generations. Forest management includes guidance, administration, and support of the agency's forest products management and sales programs.

Current Year Timber Sales - Current Year Timber Sales are located below (timber sale program announcements).

Previous Year Timber Sales - 2009 through 2013 Timber Sales are available.  If you need information from earlier year sales contact a Ranger District.






Timber Sale Program Announcements

6 and 12 Month Timber Sales Program Announcement (Posted March 29, 2016)


Stewardship Contracting

Stewardship contracting allows the Forest Service to work with contractors to accomplish a variety of on-the-ground projects.  Since 2004 several stewardship contracts have been completed across the Ottawa National Forest.

We are seeking contractors interested in stewardship work on the Ottawa NF.  Potential work may include general construction, timber stand improvements, road and trail work, wildlife habitat enhancement, reforestation activities, fuels treatments, and non-native invasive plant control.  If you are interested, please complete our vendor information request.

For more information, or to submit a vendor information request, please contact Victoria Hahka, Ottawa National Forest Stewardship Coordinator, at the Watersmeet Ranger District, E 23979 US 2, Watersmeet, MI 49969, 906-358-4049, vhahka@fs.fed.us.


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