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Idaho Timber Salvage Brings in Record Harvest

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A massive timber salvage sale and logging companies opting to cash in on high prices resulted in a record 347 million board feet of timber harvested from state endowment lands last fiscal year.

Idaho Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz says a timber salvage of about 40 million board feet from last year’s Elk Fire Complex that scorched 175 square miles is one of the largest in recent memory. That’s in addition to the 250 million board feet the agency sells each year with companies having a three-year window to harvest.

A strong export market and a domestic housing recovery that boosted prices for wood products spurred companies to harvest during the last fiscal year that ended June 30. The harvested timber is valued at more than $72 million.

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