TIMBER FOR SALE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT. ORAL AUCTION as hereinafter designated will be received by the Salem District Manager, or her representative, at the Salem District Office, 1717 Fabry Road, S.E., Salem, Oregon until 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, for all timber marked or designated for cutting. Before bids are submitted, full information concerning the timber, the conditions of sale and submission of bids, including appraised prices per species, should be obtained from the Tillamook Field Office. The right is hereby reserved to waive technical defects in this advertisement and to reject any or all bids. The United States reserves the right to waive any informality in bids received whenever such waiver is in the interest of the United States. This sale notice, first published on May 27, 2016, constitutes the decision document for purposes of protests and appeals, under 43 CFR Subpart 5003 – Administrative Remedies for the conduct of this advertised timber sale. Protests of any sale listed below must be filed in writing within 15 days after the first publication of this notice. The regulations do not authorize the acceptance of protests in any form other than a signed, written hard copy that is delivered to the physical address of the advertising BLM office. As such the original signed protest must be received by the close of business 4:30 p.m. on the 15th day of the protest period. This timber sale is in conformance with the Salem District 1995 Resource Management Plan, as amended.
The East Fork Nehalem Timber Management Project from which the 33 Mystery Timber Sale is generated, is consistent with the 2001 ROD and Standards and Guidelines for Amendments to the Survey and Manage, Protection Buffer, and other Mitigation Measures Standards and Guidelines, as incorporated into the District Resource Management Plan. Project specific details are available for review on the DOI/BLM EPlanning website. The webpage where the documents can be found is at

IN COLUMBIA COUNTY: OREGON: O&C: ORAL AUCTION: 33 Mystery: All timber designated for cutting on certain Federal lands in: E½NE¼, S½, sec 33, T. 5 N., R. 3 W., W.M., Oregon, estimated for the purpose of this sale to be 3,755 M bd. ft. No written bid for less than $1,095,924.20 will be considered. Minimum deposit with written bid is $109,600.00.
Publish 05/27, 06/03/2016. SCS15842271