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 for Fiscal Year 2019 represents the various tracts of timber planned to be offered for sale on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest by the Forest Servcie for this fiscal year, October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019. The planned sale program identifeis approximately 102 million board feet (MMBF) or 210,000 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 Natual Resources, Division of Forestry, plans to offer approximately 25 MMBF or 51,000 cords of National Forest timber volume. For more information on these sales please click here.

Read the Current Timber Sale Program Announcement (PDF) *Posted September 26, 2018

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.

Timber Sales History

Timber Sales


Timber Sale - Grindle SBA

The Grindle SBA Sale is located within T32N, R17E Sections 15, 16, 21 & 22. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Laona District Office at 2:00 PM local time on 05/14/2019.

Pigeon PL SBA

The Pigeon PL SBA Sale is located within Sections 5,6,10,11, T44N, R8W; Sections 25,26,27,31,32, T45N, R8W. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at WASHBURN RANGER DISTRICT, 113 E. Bayfield St. Washburn, WI 54891 at 11:00 AM local time on 05/14/2019.