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

1

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

Conifer Utility

1

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

1

All logs graded as utility

 

 

TABLE 1 -- Harvest Adjustment Table

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

July 1 through December 31, 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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$506

$499

$492

$485

$478

2

428

421

414

407

400

3

330

323

316

309

302

4

170

163

156

149

142

Western Redcedar(2)

RC

1

664

657

650

643

636

2

561

554

547

540

533

3

525

518

511

504

497

4

450

443

436

429

422

Western Hemlock(3)

WH

1

292

285

278

271

264

2

290

283

276

269

262

3

241

234

227

220

213

4

140

133

126

119

112

Other Conifer

OC

1

292

285

278

271

264

2

290

283

276

269

262

3

241

234

227

220

213

4

140

133

126

119

112

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

62

55

48

41

34

Other Hardwood

OH

1

63

56

49

42

35

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

61

54

47

40

33

Conifer Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$484

$477

$470

$463

$456

2

406

399

392

385

378

3

334

327

320

313

306

4

135

128

121

114

107

Western Redcedar(2)

RC

1

664

657

650

643

636

2

597

590

583

576

569

3

513

506

499

492

485

4

393

386

379

372

365

Western Hemlock(3)

WH

1

309

302

295

288

281

2

291

284

277

270

263

3

267

260

253

246

239

4

146

139

132

125

118

Other Conifer

OC

1

309

302

295

288

281

2

291

284

277

270

263

3

267

260

253

246

239

4

146

139

132

125

118

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

62

55

48

41

34

Other Hardwood

OH

1

63

56

49

42

35

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

61

54

47

40

33

Conifer Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$495

$488

$481

$474

$467

2

426

419

412

405

398

3

419

412

405

398

391

4

177

170

163

156

149

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

664

657

650

643

636

2

597

590

583

576

569

3

539

532

525

518

511

4

498

491

484

477

470

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

298

291

284

277

270

2

284

277

270

263

256

3

258

251

244

237

230

4

121

114

107

100

93

Other Conifer

OC

1

298

291

284

277

270

2

284

277

270

263

256

3

258

251

244

237

230

4

121

114

107

100

93

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

62

55

48

41

34

Other Hardwood

OH

1

63

56

49

42

35

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

61

54

47

40

33

Conifer Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$483

$476

$469

$462

$455

2

405

398

391

384

377

3

334

327

320

313

306

4

162

155

148

141

134

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

154

147

140

133

126

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

418

411

404

397

390

2

213

206

199

192

185

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

664

657

650

643

636

2

567

560

553

546

539

3

539

532

525

518

511

4

460

453

446

439

432

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

298

291

284

277

270

2

285

278

271

264

257

3

270

263

256

249

242

4

192

185

178

171

164

Other Conifer

OC

1

298

291

284

277

270

2

285

278

271

264

257

3

270

263

256

249

242

4

192

185

178

171

164

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

62

55

48

41

34

Other Hardwood

OH

1

63

56

49

42

35

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

61

54

47

40

33

Conifer Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$538

$531

$524

$517

$510

2

428

421

414

407

400

3

355

348

341

334

327

4

177

170

163

156

149

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

154

147

140

133

126

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

418

411

404

397

390

2

213

206

199

192

185

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

664

657

650

643

636

2

613

606

599

592

585

3

582

575

568

561

554

4

426

419

412

405

398

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

298

291

284

277

270

2

285

278

271

264

257

3

264

257

250

243

236

4

150

143

136

129

122

Other Conifer

OC

1

298

291

284

277

270

2

285

278

271

264

257

3

264

257

250

243

236

4

150

143

136

129

122

Red Alder

RA

1

67

60

53

46

39

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

62

55

48

41

34

Other Hardwood

OH

1

63

56

49

42

35

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

61

54

47

40

33

Conifer Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$358

$351

$344

$337

$330

Engelmann Spruce

ES

1

197

190

183

176

169

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

154

147

140

133

126

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

418

411

404

397

390

2

213

206

199

192

185

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

434

427

420

413

406

True Firs(4)

WH

1

144

137

130

123

116

Western White Pine

WP

1

241

234

227

220

213

Hardwoods

OH

1

25

18

11

4

1

Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$195

$188

$181

$174

$167

Engelmann Spruce

ES

1

140

133

126

119

112

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

131

124

117

110

103

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

334

327

320

313

306

2

213

206

199

192

185

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

434

427

420

413

406

True Firs(4)

WH

1

144

137

130

123

116

Western White Pine

WP

1

241

234

227

220

213

Hardwoods

OH

1

25

18

11

4

1

Utility

CU

1

23

16

9

2

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

July 1 through December 31, 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

$396

$389

$382

$375

$368

2

326

319

312

305

298

3

262

255

248

241

234

4

107

100

93

86

79

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

154

147

140

133

126

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

418

411

404

397

390

2

213

206

199

192

185

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

622

615

608

601

594

2

525

518

511

504

497

3

497

490

483

476

469

4

418

411

404

397

390

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

245

238

231

224

217

2

233

226

219

212

205

3

219

212

205

198

191

4

144

137

130

123

116

Other Conifer

OC

1

245

238

231

224

217

2

233

226

219

212

205

3

219

212

205

198

191

4

144

137

130

123

116

Red Alder

RA

1

46

39

32

25

18

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

41

34

27

20

13

Other Hardwood

OH

1

42

35

28

21

14

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

40

33

26

19

12

Conifer Utility

CU

1

30

23

16

9

2

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.