Timber Sales on State Forests in Region 9
The following table lists all current sales of standing timber offered on State Forest properties in Region 9. Data for each sale includes the bid opening date, a link to the Notice of Sale, the minimum bid that will be accepted, and the bid results for that sale.
|Contract # /
Bid Opening Date
|Timber||Notice of Sale||Minimum
February 23, 2017
|hrdwd||Cattaraugus 9 (PDF, 470 KB)||$67,171||Albany|
February 16, 2017
|Allegany 20 & 7 (PDF, 1.15 MB)||$45,000||Albany|
December 8, 2016
|hrdwd||Chautauqua 2 (PDF, 760 KB)||$147,272||Albany||1) Gutchess Lumber Co. - $319,577
2) Northwestern Hardwoods, LLC - 260,813
3) RAM Forest Products - $153,670
October 13, 2016
|hrdwd||Chautauqua 7 (PDF, 621 KB)||$59,895||Albany||1) Northwestern Hardwoods, LLC - $125,925
2) Firth Maple Products - 113,000
3) HD Logging - $102,500
4) Gutchess Lumber Co. - $100,664
October 6, 2016
|sftwd||Chautauqua 7 (540 KB)||$30,007||Albany||
1) Timber Ridge Logging, LLC - $61,675
August 18, 2016
|hrdwd||Chautauqua 13 (PDF, 695 KB)||$81,058||Albany||1) Bradford Forest, Inc. - $130,095
2) Northwestern Hardwoods, LLC - $123,840
3) Gutchess Lumber Co., Inc. - $90,494
4) Penn West Trading Co., Inc. - $85,427
5) Firth Maple Products - $84,400
June 30, 2016
|sftwd||Allegany 13 (PDF, 622 KB)||$5,145||Albany||1) Luta Logging - $36,101
2) Main Logging - $10,200
*Office addresses are listed on the right side of this page.
Logger Training Requirements - Any person who will perform any duties related to the felling, handling and removal of trees under timber sale contracts on State Forests will be required to be Trained Logger Certified® (TLC) through the New York Logger Training Program. The New York Logger Training Program maintains this list of certified timber harvesters, see link in right column.
Truck drivers and loader operators are not required to be TLC if their only duties are the loading of forest products onto trucks and/or transportation of forest products from the harvest site.
Contracts will be posted for 30 days beyond bid opening date.
Parties interested in bidding must contact the appropriate DEC office to obtain the required Sale of Forest Products Proposal, Bidders/Proposer's Certification, and bid envelope. Bids submitted on something other than the Forest Products Proposal, without the Bidder's/Proposer's Certification, and/or without a bid deposit, will be rejected. Bids submitted in envelopes other than those provided by the Department may not be delivered to the appropriate location by the U.S. Postal Service.
Local sales have a winning bid amount less than $10,000, and are approved by the Regional Forester. Revenue sales have a winning bid of $10,000 or more, and require Central Office approval.
Bid results will be posted no sooner than 24 hours after the bid opening date.