Resource Management

Timber Sale Contracting

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Scheduled Timber Sale Program

Scheduled Timber Sale Program October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019  (pdf)


2018 Timber Purchasers Meeting information (html)


Timber Sale Contract Forms


  • AD-3030 Felony and Tax Delinquent Status (pdf)
  • AD-3031 Assurance for Felony and Tax (pdf)


  • Instructions on Wiring Funds - Fedwire(pdf )
  • FS-6500-129 Transfer or Refund of Timber Sale Deposits (pdf)
  • Request for Transfer of Blanket Payment Guarantee (pdf )
  • PU Release Request Form (pdf )
  • Request For Advance Deposit 4T Contracts (pdf )
  • Request For Advance Deposit 6T Contracts (pdf )

Letter of Credit

  • Timber Sale letter of credit - Contents (pdf )
  • Timber Sale letter of credit (pdf )


  • FS-6500-12 Timber Sale Payment Bond (pdf)
  • FS-6500-12a Timber Sale Blanket Payment Bond (pdf)
  • FS-6500-13 Timber Sale Bid Bond (pdf)
  • SF-25 Timber Sale Performance Bond (pdf)
  • Bidder Bond Information (pdf )

Operating Plans

  • Erosion and Sedimentation Plan for Timber Harvesting Operation (pdf)
  • Designation of Purchaser Representative (pdf )
  • Fire Plan (pdf )
  • General Operating Plan (pdf )
  • Annual Operating Plan (pdf )
  • Plan of Operation for Specified Roads (pdf)


  • USDA Forest Service Region 9 Tree Species Codes (pdf)


Addresses for timber sale payments:

USDA Forest Service
C/O Citibank
PO Box 6200-09
Portland, OR 97228-6200

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.

  • Overnight couriers:

Lockbox Operations

​​US Bank Government Lockbox
Attn: USDA Forest Service 6200-09
17650 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97230

Timber sales now have a Rich Site Summary (RSS) feed. When you subscribe to the feed it will email you every time a new timber sale or stewardship sale is added, with a link to the sale. Most email services are RSS Feed Readers, you will need to find the specific instructions for your email service (ex.: gmail, yahoo, outlook) on how to add the feed to your email.

  1. Right click on the RSS icon or button.
  2. Select Copy Link Location to copy the URL of the feed.
  3. Go to your RSS Feed Reader.
  4. Paste the URL into your Feed reader.

Timber Sales


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Timber Sale: Fire Road

At 2 pm on 4/2/2019 sealed bids will be opened at the Bradford Ranger Station.

Stewardship Sale: PWRT Falls View Removals

Bids are due by 2 pm on April 17, 2019 at the Supervisors Office

Timber Sale: Fuller Brook

Bids are due by 2pm on 4/16/2019 at the Bradford Ranger District Office

Timber Sale: Scattershot Salvage Re-Advertisement

On 03/21/2019, at 02:00 PM, sealed bids will be opened in the Marienville District Ranger's Office, 131 Smokey Lane, Marienville, PA 16239 for the Scattershot Salvage Re-Ad sale.

Timber Sale: Remnant Re-Advertisement

On 03/19/2019, at 02:00 PM, sealed bids will be opened in the Allegheny National Forest, Bradford District Office

Timber Sale: Chaffee Run Re-Advertisement

On 03/14/2019, at 02:00 PM, sealed bids will be opened in the Marienville District Ranger's Office, 131 Smokey Lane, Marienville, PA 16239

Timber Sale: Spring Creek Removals TPPS

On 03/28/2019 at 2:00 p.m. sealed bids will be opened at the Marienville Ranger District Office