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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
Bid Results
Jan. 11, 2018
hrdwd Allegany 22 (PDF, 1.2 MB) $39,000 Albany
Dec. 7, 2017
hrdwd Chautauqua 4 (PDF, 1.2 MB)
X010681 - Addendum # 1 (PDF, 245 KB)
X010681 - Addendum # 2 (PDF, 225 KB)
$67,634.50 Albany 1) Sugar Grove Hardwood, Inc. - $217,148
2) Northwestern Hardwoods, LLC - $213,775
3) Gutchess Lumber Co. - $186,925
4) Firth Maple Products - $147,000
5) Potter Lumber Co. - $143,819.20
6) Bradford Forest - $135,035
Nov. 30, 2017
sftwd Chautauqua 2 (PDF, 848 KB) $6,477 Albany 1) Mark Williams - $7,100

Nov. 16, 2017

hrdwd Chautauqua 7 (PDF, 674 KB) $8,443 Albany 1) Bradford Forest, Inc. - $13,207.64
2) Firth Maple Products - $12,000
3) Gutchess Lumber Co., Inc. - $10,051
Nov. 16, 2017
hrdwd Allegany 2 (PDF, 704 KB) $10,000 Albany 1) Two Rivers Timber Co., Inc. - $12,250
2) Wagner Hardwoods, LLC - $10,101
Contract #TBD
Sept. 28, 2017
sftwd Chautaqua Local Package (33 page PDF, 513 KB) (see packet) Dunkirk Bid Results(184KB)
Sept. 21, 2017
hrdwd Allegany 19 (PDF, 1.0 MB) $35,000 Albany 1) Gutchess Lumber Co., Inc. - $41,450
2) Wagner Hardwoods, LLC - $35,100

*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.

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