The Shell Sale is located within T59N R12W Sect 1, 2, 11 and 12 and T59N R11W Sect 6, approximately 10 miles southeast of Babbitt, MN. The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at Ely, Minnesota at 1:00 PM local time on 04/02/2019 for an estimated volume of 366 CCF of Jack Pine sawtimber, 43 CCF of Paper Birch sawtimber, 81 CCF of Spruce sawtimber, 2611 CCF of Aspen pulpwood, 120 CCF of Balsam Fir pulpwood, 222 CCF of Maple pulpwood, 127 CCF of Pine pulpwood, 274 CCF of Paper Birch pulpwood, and 195 CCF of Spruce pulpwood marked or otherwise designated for cutting. In addition, there is within the sale area an unestimated volume of Softwood - Other green biomass cv, and Hardwood - Other green biomass cv that the bidder may agree to remove at a fixed rate. The Forest Service reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Interested parties may obtain a prospectus from the office listed below.
A prospectus, bid form, and complete information concerning the timber, the conditions of sale, and submission of bids is available to the public from the Kawishiwi Ranger District Office, 1393 Highway 169, Ely, MN 55731. The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.