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, 1993

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.

-$125.00

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, 1993

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, 1993

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

$710

$703

$696

$689

$682

2

692

685

678

671

664

3

647

640

633

626

619

4

328

321

314

307

300

Western Redcedar(2)

RC

1

1624

1617

1610

1603

1596

2

1503

1496

1489

1482

1475

3

616

609

602

595

588

4

455

448

441

434

427

Western Hemlock(3)

WH

1

576

569

562

555

548

2

509

502

495

488

481

3

441

434

427

420

413

4

245

238

231

224

217

Other Conifer

OC

1

576

569

562

555

548

2

509

502

495

488

481

3

441

434

427

420

413

4

245

238

231

224

217

Red Alder

RA

1

85

78

71

64

57

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

76

69

62

55

48

Other Hardwood

OH

1

85

78

71

64

57

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

63

56

49

42

35

Conifer Utility

CU

1

54

47

40

33

26

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

742

735

728

721

714

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

164

157

150

143

136

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, 1993

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

$774

$767

$760

$753

$746

2

695

688

681

674

667

3

576

569

562

555

548

4

568

561

554

547

540

Western Redcedar(2)

RC

1

1438

1431

1424

1417

1410

2

1438

1431

1424

1417

1410

3

1012

1005

998

991

984

4

448

441

434

427

420

Western Hemlock(3)

WH

1

456

449

442

435

428

2

450

443

436

429

422

3

449

442

435

428

421

4

293

286

279

272

265

Other Conifer

OC

1

456

449

442

435

428

2

450

443

436

429

422

3

449

442

435

428

421

4

293

286

279

272

265

Red Alder

RA

1

85

78

71

64

57

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

76

69

62

55

48

Other Hardwood

OH

1

85

78

71

64

57

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

63

56

49

42

35

Conifer Utility

CU

1

54

47

40

33

26

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

742

735

728

721

714

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

164

157

150

143

136

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, 1993

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

$750

$743

$736

$729

$722

2

708

701

694

687

680

3

494

487

480

473

466

4

319

312

305

298

291

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

1202

1195

1188

1181

1174

2

1202

1195

1188

1181

1174

3

824

817

810

803

796

4

820

813

806

799

792

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

436

429

422

415

408

2

395

388

381

374

367

3

354

347

340

333

326

4

201

194

187

180

173

Other Conifer

OC

1

436

429

422

415

408

2

395

388

381

374

367

3

354

347

340

333

326

4

201

194

187

180

173

Red Alder

RA

1

85

78

71

64

57

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

76

69

62

55

48

Other Hardwood

OH

1

85

78

71

64

57

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

63

56

49

42

35

Conifer Utility

CU

1

54

47

40

33

26

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

742

735

728

721

714

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

164

157

150

143

136

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, 1993

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

$725

$718

$711

$704

$697

2

678

671

664

657

650

3

634

627

620

613

606

4

560

553

546

539

532

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

327

320

313

306

299

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

512

505

498

491

484

2

396

389

382

375

368

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

1370

1363

1356

1349

1342

2

1370

1363

1356

1349

1342

3

784

777

770

763

756

4

654

647

640

633

626

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

383

376

369

362

355

2

378

371

364

357

350

3

356

349

342

335

328

4

304

297

290

283

276

Other Conifer

OC

1

383

376

369

362

355

2

378

371

364

357

350

3

356

349

342

335

328

4

304

297

290

283

276

Red Alder

RA

1

85

78

71

64

57

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

76

69

62

55

48

Other Hardwood

OH

1

85

78

71

64

57

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

63

56

49

42

35

Conifer Utility

CU

1

54

47

40

33

26

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

742

735

728

721

714

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

164

157

150

143

136

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, 1993

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

$762

$755

$748

$741

$734

2

699

692

685

678

671

3

578

571

564

557

550

4

414

407

400

393

386

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

327

320

313

306

299

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

512

505

498

491

484

2

396

389

382

375

368

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

1748

1741

1734

1727

1720

2

1748

1741

1734

1727

1720

3

844

837

830

823

816

4

383

376

369

362

355

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

463

456

449

442

435

2

398

391

384

377

370

3

339

332

325

318

311

4

262

255

248

241

234

Other Conifer

OC

1

463

456

449

442

435

2

398

391

384

377

370

3

339

332

325

318

311

4

262

255

248

241

234

Red Alder

RA

1

85

78

71

64

57

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

76

69

62

55

48

Other Hardwood

OH

1

85

78

71

64

57

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

63

56

49

42

35

Conifer Utility

CU

1

54

47

40

33

26

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

742

735

728

721

714

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

164

157

150

143

136

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, 1993

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

$602

$595

$588

$581

$574

Engelmann Spruce

ES

1

308

301

294

287

280

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

327

320

313

306

299

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

512

505

498

491

484

2

396

389

382

375

368

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

618

611

604

597

590

True Firs(4)

WH

1

344

337

330

323

316

Western White Pine

WP

1

484

477

470

463

456

Hardwoods

OH

1

25

18

11

4

1

Utility

CU

1

50

43

36

29

22

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, 1993

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

$351

$344

$337

$330

$323

Engelmann Spruce

ES

1

292

285

278

271

264

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

284

277

270

263

256

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

425

418

411

404

397

2

374

367

360

353

346

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

504

497

490

483

476

True Firs(4)

WH

1

292

285

278

271

264

Western White Pine

WP

1

580

573

566

559

552

Hardwoods

OH

1

25

18

11

4

1

Utility

CU

1

50

43

36

29

22

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, 1993

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

$711

$704

$697

$690

$683

2

664

657

650

643

636

3

620

613

606

599

592

4

546

539

532

525

518

Lodgepole Pine

LP

1

327

320

313

306

299

Ponderosa Pine

PP

1

512

505

498

491

484

2

396

389

382

375

368

Western Redcedar(3)

RC

1

1356

1349

1342

1335

1328

2

1356

1349

1342

1335

1328

3

770

763

756

749

742

4

640

633

626

619

612

Western Hemlock(4)

WH

1

369

362

355

348

341

2

364

357

350

343

336

3

342

335

328

321

314

4

290

283

276

269

262

Other Conifer

OC

1

369

362

355

348

341

2

364

357

350

343

336

3

342

335

328

321

314

4

290

283

276

269

262

Red Alder

RA

1

71

64

57

50

43

Black Cottonwood

BC

1

62

55

48

41

34

Other Hardwood

OH

1

71

64

57

50

43

Hardwood Utility

HU

1

49

42

35

28

21

Conifer Utility

CU

1

40

33

26

19

12

RC Shake Blocks

RCS

1

742

735

728

721

714

RC Shingle Blocks

RCF

1

164

157

150

143

136

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.