Workscope Examples

Timber Cruising Projects
¨ Permanent plot inventory on entire Rogue River National Forest.
¨ Timber inventory for land exchange between U.S.F.S. and Simpson Tbr. Co. in Shasta Trinity Natl. Forest.
¨ Timber inventory of Western Oregon lands for Georgia Pacific.
¨ Timber inventory for Southern Pacific Land Co. in Northern Calif., over 100,000 acres.
¨ Timber inventory for Tongass National Forest, Cleveland Peninsula, Alaska, 2000 plots.
¨ Timber cruises of 1000 plots for U.S.F.S. on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.
¨ Ongoing inventory of Weyerhaeuser lands in Western Washington.
¨ Inventory of Medford Corporation ownership in Southern Oregon approx. 140,000 acres.
¨ Inventory on Colorado Ranch Property - 70,000 Acres.
¨ Inventory on Montana timber properties adjacent to Yellowstone, for exchange to USFS.
¨ Check cruise and quality control on 150,000-acre timberland exchange, Northern California, for private industrial owners.
¨ Check cruises on 300,000-acre Eastern Oregon timber property for potential buyer.
¨ Third party check cruising on 80,000-acre exchange between U.S.F.S. and industrial owner - Western and Central Washington.
¨ On going timber sale program cruising for US Timberlands (750,000 acres) in Oregon and Washington.
¨ Check cruise on 25,000 acre Loomis Forest Transfer project for Washington State DNR.

Timberland Appraisals:
¨ Due diligence analysis of fair market values of two Alaska native corporations concerning purchase of net operating losses - client, Walt Disney Corp.
¨ Timber cruise, appraisal and analysis for Crown Pacific Ltd. on Scott Paper Co. Northern Wash. lands. Resulting in purchase of over 190,000 acres.
¨ Appraisal study and report on road building and sort yard contract for Sealaska on Prince of Wales Island.
¨ Several appraisals for Seattle Water Dept. on Tolt Reservoir lands including filtration plant site.
¨ Fair market appraisal for Internal Revenue Service on 80,000 acre Western Washington timber property.
¨ Cruise and certified appraisal on 26,000 acres of timberland for exchange between Washington State DNR and industrial owner.
¨ Cruise and appraisal on 28,000 acre Western Washington tract for division of undivided interest of two owners. Appraisal included 137 separate parcels lying in 5 geographical areas.
¨ Cruise and valuation of 170,000 acre Oregon timber property. Division of undivided interest of four owners into 48 parcels for partition.
¨ Cruise and FMV appraisal on 9500 acre Southern Oregon tract. Total of 52 individual parcels all appraised separately and as a total.
¨ Fair market valuation on 18 tracts totaling 50,000 acres plus in Southern Oregon for industrial owner.
¨ Certified appraisal of timber lying in six holdings in Western Washington for Hong Kong Bank of Canada.
¨ Timber cruise, reproduction inventory and certified appraisal on 1000-acre addition to the Fort Clatsop National Memorial (Site of Lewis & Clark Encampment).
¨ Appraisal on 191,000 acres of fee timberlands and 36,000 acres timber deed holdings in Eastern Oregon.

Timberland Management:
¨ Long-term management and consulting contract with Peoples Republic of China trading company. Involved management of first major Chinese timber purchase in United States and appraisal of many subsequent purchases.
¨ Quality control, logging and forest practice supervision of fee land harvesting for Georgia Pacific in Western Oregon.
¨ Management of 1300 acres Western Oregon tract for timber owner (cruising, surveying, appraisals and sale supervision.)
¨ Cruise, appraisal, division and management of 8000 acre Western Oregon property. Including harvesting supervision and marketing of logs.
¨ Management of timber harvesting operations along railroad right-of-way in Western and Southern Oregon (2 separate rail lines). Project also involved set-up of unique logging system for track equipment and negotiating sale of timber lying over tunnels

General Forestry Services:
¨ Study and analysis of cruising versus scale and grade recovery for Northwest timber company. Analysis of cruise volume program results compared to actual scale by individual tree.
¨ Study and analysis of Swiss Needle Cast infection area on Central Oregon Coast for sale of timberland between large industrial timberland owners.
¨ Timber falling and bucking study for major forest products company in Western Washington & Western Oregon.
¨ Study and report on “Private Timber Availability” Western Oregon and Washington. Two separate studies, both for major timber companies.

Overseas Projects:
¨ Feasibility study and appraisal of Siberian, USSR timber venture for Western Europe and Canadian investment trust. Involved reconnaissance examination of 627,000 hectares (1,500,000 acres) in Eastern Siberia, Soviet inventory analysis, economic analysis and market study.
¨ Timber examination and feasibility study for U.S. Trade Group near Tomsk, Siberia.
¨ Timber examination and feasibility study on 70,000-acre concession in Honduras, Central America for timber companies.
¨ Timber cruise and feasibility study on 600 acre eucalyptus tract near Honokaa, Hawaii.