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1966 Washington timber harvest.

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Year Published

1967

Publication

Res. Bull. PNW-RB-021. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 2 p

Abstract

The 1966 Washington timber harvest of 6.1 billion board feet was 6.8 percent below the 1965 level. This was the first decline since 1961. In part, the lower harvest in 1966 was due to completion of salvage logging of the 1962 blowdown. The volume of dead timber salvaged in 1966 was only 6 percent of the total, compared with 15 percent in 1965. The live timber harvest actually increased by 3 percent in 1966 to 5.7 billion board feet.

Citation

Wall, Brian R. 1967. 1966 Washington timber harvest. Res. Bull. PNW-RB-021. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 2 p

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