Timber Management

ALERT: Until further notice; The USDA Forest Service, Superior National Forest will only accept timber sale bids submitted via mail.  Bids must be received by the date, time and at the location specified in the bidder’s letter and/or bid sheet. 

PATHH Program Information | Introduction Letter

Timber harvest is a primary tool for reaching desired forest vegetation conditions identified in the Superior National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan).  The following is information summarizes timber contract activity:

FY 2022 Timber Sales

Starbuck Stewardship Sale - Bid Opening: November 23, 2021 at 1pm

Pitcha Pit Deck Sale - Bid Opening: Oct. 26, 2021 at 1pm

FY 2021 Timber Sales

FY 2020 Timber Sales

FY 2019 Timber Sales

Superior National Forest Timber Sale Program

The Forest Service is strongly committed to the management of the National Forests in an environmentally sound manner. The agency'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. 

The Superior National Forest's Timber Sale Program Announcement represents the various tracts of timber planned to be offered for sale on the Superior National Forest by the Forest Service

In addition, through the Good Neighbor Authority Agreement signed between the Superior National Forest and the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, plans to offer approximately 15 MMBF or 30,000 cords of National Forest timber volume. For more information on these sales please click here.