Resource Management

The Huron-Manistee National Forests manages for a variety of resource values.  Read on for more information about some of the resource work in which we are currently engaged.

KBB - Horsemint

Karner Blue Butterfly

The Karner blue butterfly was placed on the Endangered Species List in 1979 and received final approval as a federally listed endangered speices in 1992. 

Kirtlands Warbler sitting on a tree stump

Kirtland's Warbler

The Kirtland's warbler was one of the first species to be listed after the Endangered Species Act of 1973 was passed by Congress.

Emerald Ash Borer

Non-Native Invasive Species

NNIS have significantly impacted United States ecosystems and cost millions of dollars to prevent.  Whether it is an insect, plant, weed, aquatic or terrestrial - NNIS can have a huge impact on the ecosystem they invade.  

Bats with white nose syndrome

White-nosed Syndrome

Since it was first recorded in 2006-2007 in Upstate New York near Albany, white nose syndrome (WNS) has killed millions of hibernating bats in the caves and abandoned mines of eastern North America, and it is spreading inexorably into the South and Midwest.


Timber Sale and Stewardship Contracting Information, Forms and Contacts

Click on a heading below to find out more about these products.


Scheduled Timber Sale Program

Addresses for Timber Sale Payments



Timber Sale Contract Forms



Operating Plans




RSS Feed

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


View All Timber Sales

Timber Sale Bid Process

Touchdown Sale

The Touchdown Sale is located within T22N, R11W, Sections 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9, Boon Township; T23N, R11W,Section 32, Antioch Township; Wexford County, Michigan. The Forest Service will receive Sealed bids at Cadillac-Manistee Ranger Station, 1170 Nursery Road, Wellston, MI 49689 before or at the time of public bid opening at 2:00 PM local time on 01/06/2022

Timber Sale Substantial Overriding Public Interest