WAC 458-40-650 --Timber quality codes defined. The timber quality code numbers for each species of timber shown in the stumpage value tables contained in this chapter are defined as follows:

TABLE 1--Timber Quality Code Table

Stumpage Value Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10

WESTERN WASHINGTON MERCHANTABLE SAWTIMBER

 

 

Species

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

 

 

Log Grade Specifications(1)

Douglas-fir & Spruce

1

Over 50% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade and 15% and over Special Mill, No. 1 Sawmill & better log grade.

2

Over 50% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade and less than 15% Special Mill, No. 1 Sawmill & better log grade.

3

25-50% inclusive No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade.

4

Less than 25% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade.

Western Redcedar

& Alaska-Cedar

1

Over 30% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade and over 15% Special Mill, No. 1 Sawmill, Peeler & better log grade.

2

Over 30% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade and less than 15% Special Mill, No. 1 Sawmill, Peeler & better log grade.

3

5-30% inclusive No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade.

4

Less than 5% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade.

Western Hemlock, True Firs, & Other Conifers

1

Over 50% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade and 5% and over Special Mill, No. 1 Sawmill & better log grade.

2

Over 50% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade and less than 5% Special Mill, No. 1 Sawmill & better log grade.

3

25-50% inclusive No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade.

4

Less than 25% No. 2 Sawmill & better log grade.

Ponderosa Pine

1

Less than 10 logs 16 feet long per thousand board feet Scribner scale.

2

10 or more logs 16 feet long per thousand board feet Scribner scale.

Lodegpole Pine

1

All log Grades.

Hardwoods

1

All No. 3 Sawmill logs & better log grades.

Hardwood Utility

5

All No. 4 Sawmill log grade and all hardwood logs graded as utility.

Conifer Utility

5

All conifer logs graded as utility log grade

1For detailed descriptions and definitions of approved log scaling, grading rules, and procedures see WAC 458-40-680.

 

 

TABLE 2Timber Quality Code Table

Stumpage Value Areas 6 and 7

EASTERN WASHINGTON MERCHANTABLE SAWTIMBER

 

 

Species

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

 

 

Log Grade Specifications

Ponderosa Pine

1

Less than 10 logs 16 feet long per thousand board feet Scribner scale.

2

10 or more logs 16 feet long per thousand board feet Scribner scale.

All Conifers other

than Ponderosa Pine

1

All log sizes.

Hardwoods

1

Sawlogs only.

Utility

5

All logs graded as utility

 

 

TABLE 1 -- Harvest Adjustment Table

Stumpage Value Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Type of

Adjustment

 

Definition

Dollar Adjustment Per

Thousand Board Feet

Net Scribner Scale

I. Volume per acre

Class 1

Harvest of more than 40 thousand board feet per acre.

$0.00

Class 2

Harvest of 20 thousand board feet to 40 thousand board feet per acre.

-$4.00

Class 3

Harvest of 10 thousand board feet to but not including 20 thousand board feet per acre.

-$7.00

Class 4

Harvest of 5 thousand board feet to but not including 10 thousand board feet per acre.

-$9.00

Class 5

Harvest of less than 5 thousand board feet per acre.

-$10.00

II. Logging conditions

Class 1

Generally slopes less than 40%. No significant rock outcrops or swamp barriers.

$0.00

Class 2

Generally slopes between 40% and 60%. Some rock outcrops or swamp barriers.

-$17.00

Class 3

Generally rough, broken ground with slopes in excess of 60%. Numerous rock outcrops and bluffs.

-$25.00

Class 4

For logs which are yarded from stump to landing by helicopter. This does not include special forest products.

-$69.00

III. Remote island adjustment:

 

For timber harvested from a remote island

-$50.00

IV. Thinning (see WAC 458-40-610(20))

Class 1

Average log volume of 50 board feet or more.

-$25.00

Class 2

Average log volume of less than 50 board feet.

-$35.00

WAC 458-40-610(20) Thinning. Timber removed from a harvest unit meeting all the following conditions:

(a) Located in Western Washington;

(b) The total volume removed is less than forty percent of the total merchantable volume of the harvest unit prior to harvest;

(c) Not more than forty percent of the total volume removed is from the dominant and codominant trees;

(d) The trees removed in the harvest operation shall be distributed over the entire harvest unit.

 

 

TABLE 2Harvest Adjustment Table

Stumpage Value Areas 6 and 7

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Type of

Adjustment

 

Definition

Dollar Adjustment Per

Thousand Board Feet

Net Scribner Scale

I. Volume per acre

Class 1

Harvest of more than 8 thousand board feet per acre.

$0.00

Class 2

Harvest of 3 thousand board feet to 8 thousand board feet per acre.

-$7.00

Class 3

Harvest of less than 3 thousand board feet per acre.

-$10.00

II. Logging conditions

Class 1

Generally slopes less than 40%. No significant rock outcrops or swamp barriers.

$0.00

Class 2

Generally slopes between 40% and 60%. Some rock outcrops or swamp barriers.

-$18.00

Class 3

Generally rough, broken ground with slopes in excess of 60%. Numerous rock outcrops and bluffs.

-$25.00

Class 4

For logs which are yarded from stump to landing by helicopter. This does not include special forest products.

-$69.00

III. Remote island adjustment:

 

For timber harvested from a remote island

-$50.00

 

 

TABLE 1 -- STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 1

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir

DF

1

$420

$413

$406

$399

$392

2

389

382

375

368

361

3

305

298

291

284

277

4

167

160

153

146

139

Western Redcedar(2)

RC

1

497

490

483

476

469

2

457

450

443

436

429

3

450

443

436

429

422

4

382

375

368

361

354

Western Hemlock(3)

WH

1

286

279

272

265

258

2

281

274

267

260

253

3

235

228

221

214

207

4

158

151

144

137

130

Other Conifer

OC

1

286

279

272

265

258

2

281

274

267

260

253

3

235

228

221

214

207

4

158

151

144

137

130

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

66

59

52

45

38

Other Hardwood

OH

1

66

59

52

45

38

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

33

26

19

12

5

Conifer Utility

CU

1

79

72

65

58

51

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

512

505

498

491

484

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

109

102

95

88

81

RC & Other Posts(4)

RCP

1

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

DF Christmas Trees(5)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(5)

TFX

1

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Alaska-cedar

(3)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(4)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(5)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 2 STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 2

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir

DF

1

$466

$459

$452

$445

$438

2

382

375

368

361

354

3

346

339

332

325

318

4

147

140

133

126

119

Western Redcedar(2)

RC

1

453

446

439

432

425

2

428

421

414

407

400

3

418

411

404

397

390

4

207

200

193

186

179

Western Hemlock(3)

WH

1

300

293

286

279

272

2

288

281

274

267

260

3

259

252

245

238

231

4

105

98

91

84

77

Other Conifer

OC

1

300

293

286

279

272

2

288

281

274

267

260

3

259

252

245

238

231

4

105

98

91

84

77

Red Alder

RA

1

73

66

59

52

45

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

67

60

53

46

39

Other Hardwood

OH

1

66

59

52

45

38

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

40

33

26

19

12

Conifer Utility

CU

1

48

41

34

27

20

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

512

505

498

491

484

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

109

102

95

88

81

RC & Other Posts(4)

RCP

1

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

DF Christmas Trees(5)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(5)

TFX

1

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Alaska-cedar

(3)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(4)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(5)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 3 -- STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 3

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir(2)

DF

1

$509

$502

$495

$488

$481

2

398

391

384

377

370

3

358

351

344

337

330

4

234

227

220

213

206

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

460

453

446

439

432

2

457

450

443

436

429

3

418

411

404

397

390

4

350

343

336

329

322

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

363

356

349

342

335

2

274

267

260

253

246

3

241

234

227

220

213

4

162

155

148

141

134

Other Conifer

OC

1

363

356

349

342

335

2

274

267

260

253

246

3

241

234

227

220

213

4

162

155

148

141

134

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

55

48

41

34

27

Other Hardwood

OH

1

66

59

52

45

38

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

30

23

16

9

2

Conifer Utility

CU

1

53

46

39

32

25

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

512

505

498

491

484

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

109

102

95

88

81

RC & Other Posts(5)

RCP

1

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

DF Christmas Trees(6)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(6)

TFX

1

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Western Larch

(3)Includes Alaska-cedar

(4)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(5)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(6)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 4 -- STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 4

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir(2)

DF

1

$426

$419

$412

$405

$398

2

376

369

362

355

348

3

340

333

326

319

312

4

252

245

238

231

224

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

146

139

132

125

118

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

329

322

315

308

301

2

204

197

190

183

176

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

460

453

446

439

432

2

447

440

433

426

419

3

324

317

310

303

296

4

322

315

308

301

294

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

310

303

296

289

282

2

298

291

284

277

270

3

248

241

234

227

220

4

174

167

160

153

146

Other Conifer

OC

1

310

303

296

289

282

2

298

291

284

277

270

3

248

241

234

227

220

4

174

167

160

153

146

Red Alder

RA

1

73

66

59

52

45

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

67

60

53

46

39

Other Hardwood

OH

1

66

59

52

45

38

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

32

25

18

11

4

Conifer Utility

CU

1

45

38

31

24

17

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

512

505

498

491

484

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

109

102

95

88

81

RC & Other Posts(5)

RCP

1

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

DF Christmas Trees(6)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(6)

TFX

1

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Western Larch

(3)Includes Alaska-cedar

(4)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(5)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(6)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 5 STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 5

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir(2)

DF

1

$549

$542

$535

$528

$521

2

401

394

387

380

373

3

308

301

294

287

280

4

195

188

181

174

167

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

146

139

132

125

118

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

329

322

315

308

301

2

204

197

190

183

176

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

460

453

446

439

432

2

457

450

443

436

429

3

418

411

404

397

390

4

350

343

336

329

322

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

310

303

296

289

282

2

260

253

246

239

232

3

244

237

230

223

216

4

138

131

124

117

110

Other Conifer

OC

1

310

303

296

289

282

2

260

253

246

239

232

3

244

237

230

223

216

4

138

131

124

117

110

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

67

60

53

46

39

Other Hardwood

OH

1

66

59

52

45

38

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

24

17

10

3

1

Conifer Utility

CU

1

53

46

39

32

25

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

512

505

498

491

484

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

109

102

95

88

81

RC & Other Posts(5)

RCP

1

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

DF Christmas Trees(6)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(6)

TFX

1

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Western Larch

(3)Includes Alaska-cedar

(4)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(5)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(6)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 6 -- STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 6

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir(2)

DF

1

$300

$293

$286

$279

$272

Engelmann Spruce

ES

1

197

190

183

176

169

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

146

139

132

125

118

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

329

322

315

308

301

2

204

197

190

183

176

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

307

300

293

286

279

True Firs(4)

WH

1

169

162

155

148

141

Western White Pine

WP

1

390

383

376

369

362

Hardwoods

OH

1

25

18

11

4

1

Utility

CU

1

22

15

8

1

1

RC Shake & Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

152

145

138

131

124

LP & Other Posts(5)

LPP

1

0.35

0.35

0.35

0.35

0.35

Pine Christmas Trees(6)

PX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(7)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Western Larch

(3)Includes Alaska-cedar

(4)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(5)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(6)Stumpage value per lineal foot. Includes Ponderosa Pine, Western White Pine, and Lodgepole Pine.

(7)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 7 -- STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 7

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir(2)

DF

1

$147

$140

$133

$126

$119

Engelmann Spruce

ES

1

90

83

76

69

62

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

77

70

63

56

49

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

314

307

300

293

286

2

189

182

175

168

161

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

265

258

251

244

237

True Firs(4)

WH

1

101

94

87

80

73

Western White Pine

WP

1

235

228

221

214

207

Hardwoods

OH

1

25

18

11

4

1

Utility

CU

1

15

8

1

1

1

RC Shake & Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

152

145

138

131

124

LP & Other Posts(5)

LPP

1

0.35

0.35

0.35

0.35

0.35

Pine Christmas Trees(6)

PX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(7)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Western Larch

(3)Includes Alaska-cedar

(4)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(5)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(6)Stumpage value per lineal foot. Includes Ponderosa Pine, Western White Pine, and Lodgepole Pine.

(7)Stumpage value per lineal foot.

 

TABLE 8 -- STUMPAGE VALUE TABLE

STUMPAGE VALUE AREA 10

January 1 through June 30, 1992

Stumpage Values per Thousand Board Feet Net Scribner Log Scale(1)

 

Species

Name

 

Species

Code

Timber

Quality

Code

Number

Hauling

Distance Zone Number

1

2

3

4

5

Douglas-fir(2)

DF

1

$412

$405

$398

$391

$384

2

348

341

334

327

320

3

312

305

298

291

284

4

224

217

210

203

196

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

146

139

132

125

118

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

329

322

315

308

301

2

204

197

190

183

176

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

446

439

432

425

418

2

419

412

405

398

391

3

296

289

282

275

268

4

294

287

280

273

266

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

296

289

282

275

268

2

270

263

256

249

242

3

220

213

206

199

192

4

146

139

132

125

118

Other Conifer

OC

1

296

289

282

275

268

2

270

263

256

249

242

3

220

213

206

199

192

4

146

139

132

125

118

Red Alder

RA

1

59

52

45

38

31

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

53

46

39

32

25

Other Hardwood

OH

1

52

45

38

31

24

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

18

11

4

1

1

Conifer Utility

CU

1

31

24

17

10

3

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

512

505

498

491

484

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

109

102

95

88

81

RC & Other Posts(5)

RCP

1

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

0.45

DF Christmas Trees(6)

DFX

1

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

Other Christmas Trees(6)

TFX

1

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

(1)Log scale conversions Western and Eastern Washington. See conversion methods WAC 458-40-684 and WAC 458-40-686.

(2)Includes Western Larch

(3)Includes Alaska-cedar

(4)Includes Western Hemlock, Mountain Hemlock, Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir. Pacific Silver Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, and Subalpine Fir are all commonly referred to as "White Fir".

(5)Stumpage value per 8 lineal feet or portion thereof.

(6)Stumpage value per lineal foot.