Timber Losses

Don Staples dstaples at livingston.net
Fri Feb 20 10:42:59 EST 1998


KMorrisD wrote:
> 
> Does anyone have updated figures on the damages from the January ice storm Up
> North?  I recall reading roughly 15,000,000 acres total.  I think the Maine FS
> figured about $50 per acre for damages in that state.  Are these recollections
> accurate?
> 
> I'd be curious to know whether damage estimates Up North or in Texas  include
> future degrade due to infections from crown damage.  It would be hard to
> estimate, but will certainly be a value factor in the future.
> 
> Karl Davies

For Texas at this time the evaluation is current value of downed timber,
only.  This figure may well fall lower as accurate evaluations are
generated.   
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