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  • Project specific dates, timelines, specifications and other pertinent data will be included in each RFP.
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Request For Proposals 


The Marquette County Forestry Commission is requesting bids for the purchase of the following stumpage:

Timber Sale:   2019 HCP             
Sale Area:  179 acres

  • Harvest all trees of all diameters except oak, hemlock, white pine, and red pine if present in harvest units 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.  Sections 11, 12, 14 T47N-R25W. 
  • No harvesting shall occur during the months of April and May.

Estimated Volume:

Species  MBF  Cords
 Aspen  0 5,669.7
 Mixed Hd.  0 1,055.2
 Mixed Sf.  0 71.2
 Hard Maple  .7 0
 Red Maple  7.75 0
White Birch 2.41 0
TOTALS 10.86 6796.1

Click here for specifications, map, sample harvest contract, and other detailed information.

Contact Names:  
Thyra Karlstrom, Senior Planner                     Brock VanOss, Consulting Forester   
Marquette County Planning Division               VanOss Forestry Services, LLC
234 W. Baraga Avenue                                    906.367.0777
Marquette, Michigan 49855

Sealed bids labeled “2019 HCP Timber Sale” will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the above office.  Bids are not allowed to be emailed.

Marquette County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.