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What are below-cost timber sales?

Ross W. Gorte

What are below-cost timber sales?

by Ross W. Gorte

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lumber trade -- United States,
  • Cost accounting -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWhat are below cost timber sales.
    StatementRoss W. Gorte.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1995, 94-698 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743781M
    OCLC/WorldCa33395995

      before the Forests and Forest Health Subcommittee of the House Resources Committee Ap For more than thirty years, national forest management has been a source of controversy and community strife. Environmentalists have focused on clearcutting, below-cost timber sales. Buy Now! Sales Item From $2. Below cost timber sales on federal public lands alone cost taxpayers nearly $2 billion a year. Handing out these subsidies for free is no longer an option in a climate constrained world. Posted two months ago. 3. Below Cost Timber Sales, Box 7 Folder Below Cost Timber Sales, ; Box 14 Folder Minnick and Below Cost Sales, ; Box 19 Folder Below Cost; Box 29 Folder Below-Cost Timber Sales, ; Box 37 Folder Below Cost Timber, ; Box 38 Folder Below Cost conference, ; Box sure from timber mills and timber-dependent communities, multi­ pIe use in the national forests has produced below-cost timber sales;12 because of pressure from electric utilities and the aluminum industry, multiple use of Columbia Basin streamflows has File Size: 1MB.

    But see Slocum, Forest Service's Sales of Timber Below Cost Stir Increasing Debate. Wall St. J., Ap , at I, col. I (arguing that it is the government's below-cost timber sales that have become the rallying cry for environmental groups, sportsmen, and some small private timber owners). R.   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china External-identifierPages:   And in the next breath you will condemn “below cost timber sales”. Or perhaps you will condemn the radical enviros when they preach below cost timber sales-as Garrity does in every press release. DAve, have you ever condemned radical enviros when they use the “below cost timber sale speel? It’s enough the public knows the : Matthew Koehler. Below-cost timber sales: analysis of a forest policy issue / (Ogden, UT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, []), by Ervin G. Schuster, J. Greg Jones, and Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah) (page images at HathiTrust).

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Article: "Below Cost Timber Sales", American Forests, Book: Selling the Federal Lands (assisted the author), Resources for the Future, Book: Productivity Effects of Cropland Erosion (coauthor), Resources for the Future, Below-cost timber sales - sales where the federal government makes less from the sale than it cost to build access roads and sell the timber - emerged as a controversy in national forest management as the nation's economy came under stress in the late s. In , the Forest Service asked The Conservation Foundation to look at the below-cost. Barriers to Effective State Timber Sale Program Administration: A Qualitative Assessment Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Forestry -Washington- (5) July with 31 Reads.


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What are below-cost timber sales? by Ross W. Gorte Download PDF EPUB FB2

What are below-cost timber sales? book Timber Sales: An Overview Financial losses from timber sales by the USDA Forest Service (FS) have been a persistent concern. 1 The possibility of losses was first raised in a report that caught the attention of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies.

Tom Barlow, who coined the term “below-cost timber sales,” left the Natural Resources Defense Council in to move to Kentucky where he, improbably, managed to get himself elected to Congress for one term.

Soon after that, his associate Gloria Helfand, who gathered most of the data for NRDC’s forest-by-forest analysis of timber profitability, ran off to Berkeley to get her Ph.D. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schuster, Ervin G.

Below-cost timber sales. Ogden, UT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research. The Forest Service sells some timber at prices that are less than the agency costs to administer the timber program. This report discusses these "below-cost" timber sales that have been debated by Congress for more than a decade, but What are below-cost timber sales?

book policy to address the issue has been adopted legislatively or by: 3. Reid, Below-Cost Timber Sales: A No-Answer Policy Question. 12 Western Wildlands 22 (). Daniels and Daniels, The Impact of Below-Cost Timber Sales On Community Stability, 12 Western Wildla 27 ().

Dowdle, Below-Cost Timber Sales: A Macro View, 12 What are below-cost timber sales? book Wildlands 31 () Risbrudt, supra note 4.

Get this from a library. Below-cost timber sales: hearing before the Subcommittee on Agricultural Research, Conservation, Forestry, and General Legislation of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on the Clinton administration's below-cost timber sale policy, J Get this from a What are below-cost timber sales?

book. Below-cost sales: a conference on the economics of national forest timber sales: proceedings of a conference. [Dennis C Le Master; Barry Russell Flamm; John C Hendee; Wilderness Society (U.S.); Washington State University.

Department of Forestry and Range Management.; University of Idaho. College of Forestry, Wildlife, and Range Sciences.;]. Get this from a library. Oversight on below-cost timber sales and national forest management: hearing before the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session Ap [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Political pressures exist to increase the economic efficiency of timber management and production on the national forests managed by the USDA Forest Service. There is growing belief both outside and within the Forest Service that current levels of timber production, and most particularly uneconomic timber production, should be reduced.

Many argue that eliminating uneconomic timber Cited by: 2. The U.S. Forest Service celebrates its centennial in With a new preface by the author, this edition of Harold K. Steen’s classic history (originally published in ) provides a broad perspective on the Service’s administrative and policy controversies and by: Tom Barlow, who coined the term “below-cost timber sales,” left the Natural Resources Defense Council in to move to Kentucky where he, improbably, managed to get himself elected to Congress for one term.

Soon after that, his associate Gloria Helfand, who gathered most of the data for NRDC’s forest-by-forest analysis of timber profitability, ran off to Berkeley to get her Ph.D. After all, it was below-cost timber sales that were clear cutting the national forests, subsidized hurricane insurance that was supporting development on the barrier islands protecting southeastern coastlines, and the government’s blanket aerial spraying of DDT that was killing birds.

In his preface, author Harold Steen updates the book with discussions of the spotted owl issue; wilderness and roadless areas; new research on habitat, biodiversity, and fire prevention; below-cost timber sales; and workplace diversity in a male-oriented field.

ISBN hardcover (): $ ISBN softcover (): $ National Forest Timber Sale Losses in and by Randal O'Toole Did the Forest Service make $ million on timber sales inand $ million inas it claims. Or did it lose $ million in and $ million inas cash-flow figures show. If it lost money, were the losses a subsidy to the timber industry--or to someone.

Timber sales are nothing more than tools the scientist uses to achieve management goals and objectives. If the only goal is to produce wood products there should be no below-cost sales. If on the other hand, the scientist defines other management goals, with their public’s, a below cost sale may be the most cost efficient tool to achieve the.

Recommended Citation. Daniels, S.E. and B.J. Daniels. The impact of below cost timber sales on community stability, Western Wildlands, 12(1)Author: Steven E. Daniels, B. Daniels. Timber sales from state forests generated $ million in income over the period, while sales from Montana’s ten national forests yielded a loss of nearly $42 million over the same period, before the forests made mandatory payments to the state.

Below-Cost Timber Sales Appeals Pacific Yew Management Grazing Fees Mining Law Reform Wilderness International Forestry Wild and Scenic River Bills Lands Issues That May Be Addressed by the rd Congress Changes in rd Congress Membership and Committee Assignments Changes in Membership Changes in Committee Assignments.

There also have been calls for broader Forest Service reform: being more environmentally aware, ending the below-cost timber sales that mean more than one-third of all national forests are money.

Canyon Timber Pdf began pdf scoping in and by the end oflogging was almost finished. Radical enviros claim the BMW is just another “below-cost timber sale” subsidizing the timber industry while the state makes a tidy profit from the $ per acre the loggers will pay for it.

The two timber sales show what’s wrong.Below Cost Timber Sales in the Broad Context of National Forest Management (A Research report from the Conservation Foundation) Paperback Policies for the lake states forests: Final report of the Lake States Forest Policy Workshop, held at Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Febru 13, 14, Ebook a related measure, the Forest Service holds that timber sales sustainedjobs, generating $ million in federal income taxes.

EACH measurement system has its backers and : Jeremy Kalmanofsky.