Resource Management

ChequamegLogging OPSon-Nicolet 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 Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest's Timber Sale Program Announcement represents the various tracts of timber planned to be offered for sale on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest by the Forest Service through September 30, 2021. The planned sale program identifies approximately 130 million board feet (MMBF) or 260,000 cords of timber volume representing a mix of species and products that will be available across the Forest. 

In addition, through the Good Neighbor Authority Agreement signed between the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and the State of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, plans to offer approximately 40 MMBF or 80,000 cords of National Forest timber volume. For more information on these sales please click here.

Read the Current Timber Sale Program Announcement (PDF) *Posted May 4, 2021

Details on individual sales are located below. Click the link in the "Currently Advertised" column for complete sale details.

The Forest also has an Interactive Timber Sale Web-based Map. This interactive web-based map is presented through the ARC GIS Online platform showing Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Timber Sales.

Lakewood-Laona Salvage Sales 

July 2019 Storm Salvage Sales Status Map provides information, as of January 28, 2021, about sales related to the 2019 blowdown on the Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. We welcome feedback from potential bidders to help identify sale areas of greater interest.  

The map identifies sold, no bid, and possible upcoming timber sales. Definitions for the map’s legend are as follows: 

  • FY2021 (yellow): Areas that have timber sale contracts currently being prepared and/or need final prescriptions completed 
  • FY2022 (orange): Areas for which prescriptions are being prepared, but sale assessment has not been completed 
  • Future/TBD (gray): Areas that contain lesser amounts of damage and/or are lower in priority for treatment 
  • No Bid (red): Areas that have had advertised timber sales, which did not receive bids 
  • Sold (green): Areas of current or completed timber sales    

If you have questions or would like to provide feedback, please contact Adrian Ackley at adrian.a.ackley@usda.gov.  


Timber Sales


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Jig Sale

The Jig Sale is located within Taylor County, WI, T33N R2W Sec 13, 14, 23, 24; T33N R1W Sec 18, 19 Compartment 3035, 3046, & 3048. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Medford-Park Falls Ranger District, 1170 4th Ave. S., Park Falls, WI 54552 at 2:00 PM local time on 06/01/2021.

MacArthur SBA Sale

The MacArthur SBA Sale is located within Township 38 North, Range 14 East, Sections 10, 15, and 16. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Eagle River District Office at 1:00 PM local time on 06/08/2021.

Canthook Resale

The Canthook Re-sale Sale is located within Township 40 North, Range 14 East, Sections 21 and 27. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Eagle River District Office at 1:00 PM local time on 05/25/2021.

Scrabble East Reoffer Sale

The Scrabble East Reoffer Sale is located within T44N R3W Sec. 21,22,23,26,27,28 Ashland County. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Glidden Ranger District Office at 11:00 AM local time on 05/25/2021.

Presbyterian Salvage Sale

The Presbyterian Salvage Sale is located within T33N R15E Sections 34 and 35. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Laona District Office at 2:00 PM local time on 05/27/2021.

Hard Head Salvage Sale

The Hard Head Salvage Sale is located within T32N R14E Sections 25 and 26. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Laona District Office at 2:00 PM local time on 05/20/2021.


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