HARVEST AND INDUSTRY

Timber Harvest data by ownership for 2002 to most recent available year. The data currently available has been gathered from multiple agencies which used different data collection methods and time periods. Reference sources and the methods are described below.



Timber Harvest for Plumas County, California

YEAR OWNERSHIP
  Private & Tribal State Forest Service BLM & Other Public TOTAL
2002 58,531 0 42,725 13 101,269
2003 85,093 0 26,469 28 111,590
2004 104,075 0 21,585 759 126,419
2005 87,157 0 32,930 87 120,174
2006 91,446 0 44,426 28 135,900
2007 119,425 0 41,181 0 160,606
2008 132,121 0 28,403 0 160,524
2009 45,186 0 24,695 0 69,881
2010 49,311 0 52,639 0 101,950
2011 53,140 0 36,787 0 89,927
2012 71,840 0 21,462 0 93,302
2013 82,942 0 69,916 0 152,858
2014 69,393 0 42,678 0 112,071
2015 72,461 0 33,892 0 106,353
2016 72,619 0 43,078 0 115,697
2017 83,501 0 38,825 940 123,266
2018 57,751 0 33,488 0 91,239
2019 78,910 0 0 0 78,910
2020 104,153 0 0 0 104,153




All volumes reported in thousand board feet (MBF) Scribner. Ownerships considered private include: Industrial private (Industry), Nonindustrial private forests (N.I.P.F), and Native American tribes (Tribal). Ownerships considered public include: CAL FIRE (State), United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service (Forest Service), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), County and Municipal (Other Public).



All of the timber harvests occurring on private lands were collected from the California Board of Equalization. These data are based on state timber yield tax. It should be noted that for the State of California it was not possible to separate out harvests by private ownership category, so all private ownership timber harvests presented here have been summed together. The URL link to this site is: https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/taxes-and-fees/timber-tax.htm



For timber harvests occurring on lands managed by CAL FIRE, data were collected from CAL FIRES annual reports.



For timber harvests on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) timberlands, data were collected from the BLM Timber Harvest Information System, located at the Denver, Colorado office. This system separates timber harvests into four categories: commercial harvests, fuel wood, special forest products (timber harvests that are too small to be viewed as commercial), and stewardship contracting. The BLM data presented here represent the sum of these four categories. BLM data can be found at: http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/forests/blm-timber-data.php



For timber harvests occurring on U.S. Forest Service lands, data were compiled from annual U.S. Forest Service Automated Timber Sales Accounting System-Volume and Harvested Revenue-State and County Summaries from 2001-2012. Data were retrieved in fiscal year by quarter and converted to calendar year by subtracting the October-December quarter data from prior fiscal year and adding the October-December quarter data from the subsequent fiscal year. Forest Service data include all convertible products including fuelwood and non-saw material.