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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Oregon's annual timber harvest jumped 13% in 2011 to 3.65 billion board feet, boosted by exports to China.

Timber harvest on federal land managed by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management increased 47 and 24 percent, respectively, as mill owners sought logs to replace what was being shipped overseas, said Brandon Kaetzel, economist with the Oregon Department of Forestry. By law, logs cut on federal land cannot be exported.

Despite the increases, Oregon's timber harvest remains a splinter of what it was in the past. The total harvest on federal land, 539 million board feet, compares to the nearly 5 billion board feet cut on Forest Service and BLM land in 1988.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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