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The Forest Service hopes to raise $800 million by selling 200,000 acres of national forest

February 12 2006 at 12:25 AM
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The Forest Service hopes to raise $800 million by selling 200,000 acres of national forest land in “isolated parcels” to secure funding for rural schools.

http://americasroof.com/wp/archives/2006/02/11/list-of-nfs-land-to-be-sold/

The list:
http://www.fs.fed.us/land/staff/spd.html

 
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Number of Acres Sold By National Forest (descending)

February 12 2006, 12:59 AM 

I did a quick spread of the NFS data which incidentally shows a total of more than 300,000 acres and not 200 acres as in the spreadsheet. Here's a list by forest

Total FOREST Rank
32,921 Klamath 1
21,566 Mark Twain 2
19,436 Plumas 3
14,350 BLACK HILLS 4
14,051 Lassen 5
7,920 THUNDER BASIN NG 6
7,906 Ouachita 7
7,337 Boise 8
6,937 Kaniksu 9
6,740 PAWNEE NG 10
6,671 BUFFALO GAP NG 11
6,117 ROOSEVELT 12
5,717 GW/Jefferson 13
5,458 Sawtooth 14
5,436 Shasta 15
5,200 Cibola 16
4,860 Kootenai 17
4,836 Monongahela 18
4,513 Stanislaus 19
4,193 Wallowa-Whitman 20
4,083 Homochitto 21
4,025 Wasatch-Cache 22
3,973 Chattahoochee 23
3,895 Kisatchie 24
3,835 Nantahala 25
3,620 Hiawatha 26
3,586 Bienville 27
3,569 Sumter 28
3,552 DeSoto 29
3,090 Coeur d'Alene 30
2,996 Cherokee 31
2,929 Flathead 32
2,874 Ozark 33
2,782 Humbolt-Toiyabe 34
2,781 Pisgah 35
2,697 Wenatchee 36
2,523 Six Rivers 37
2,503 Holly Springs 38
2,409 Sabine 39
2,317 Uwharrie 40
2,290 ARAPAHO 41
2,260 Ottawa 42
2,184 Eldorado 43
2,122 Tahoe 44
1,966 Ochoco NF/Crooked River National Grassland 45
1,913 Talladega 46
1,878 Colville 47
1,760 MEDICINE BOW 48
1,745 Custer 49
1,742 Fremont-Winema 50
1,707 Lincoln 51
1,620 COMANCHE NG 52
1,460 Caribou-Targhee 53
1,400 SAN ISABEL 54
1,370 Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie 55
1,370 Rogue River-Siskiyou 56
1,281 Tomigbee 57
1,261 Lolo 58
1,240 WHITE RIVER 59
1,142 St. Joe w/Palouse 60
1,096 Francis Marion 61
1,091 Bitterroot 62
973 Ocala 63
895 Croatan 64
879 Bridger-Teton 65
852 Okanogan 66
834 Bankhead 67
808 Davy Crockett 68
802 Manti-LaSalle 69
755 Clearwater 70
750 PIKE 71
729 Columbia River Gorge NSA 72
670 Apache-Sitgreaves 73
630 Trinity 74
550 Oconee 75
540 Kiowa NG 76
473 Conecuh 77
454 Angelina 78
440 SAN JUAN 79
430 Los Padres 80
428 Caddo-LBJ NG 81
420 Wayne 82
415 Rita Blanca NG 83
400 C-T Curlew GL 84
397 Deerlodge 85
388 San Bernardino 86
377 Mount Hood 87
370 UNCOMPAHGRE 88
360 Kaibab 89
360 OGLALA NG 90
355 GUNNISON 91
347 Cabinet RD-KootNF 92
336 Helena 93
320 Willamette 94
318 Sierra 95
313 Sam Houston 96
298 Sequoia 97
250 RIO GRANDE 98
240 Fishlake 99
220 Gallatin 100
200 Nez Perce 101
170 Payette 102
161 Deschutes 103
160 Umatilla 104
140 Siuslaw 105
125 Inyo 106
90 Angeles 107
90 Tongass 108
80 Chequamegon-Nicolet 109
80 Olympic 110
40 FT PIERRE NG 111
40 Umpqua 112
28 Chugach 113
22 Malheur 114
7 Dixie 115
3 Lewis & Clark 116
0 Gifford Pinchot 117
0 Cleveland 118
Daniel Boone 119

 
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Number of Acres Sold by National Forest (sorted alpha)

February 12 2006, 1:02 AM 

http://www.fs.fed.us/land/staff/spd.html

Total FOREST Rank
90 Angeles 107
454 Angelina 78
670 Apache-Sitgreaves 73
2,290 ARAPAHO 41
834 Bankhead 67
3,586 Bienville 27
1,091 Bitterroot 62
14,350 BLACK HILLS 4
7,337 Boise 8
879 Bridger-Teton 65
6,671 BUFFALO GAP NG 11
347 Cabinet RD-KootNF 92
428 Caddo-LBJ NG 81
1,460 Caribou-Targhee 53
3,973 Chattahoochee 23
80 Chequamegon-Nicolet 109
2,996 Cherokee 31
28 Chugach 113
5,200 Cibola 16
755 Clearwater 70
0 Cleveland 118
3,090 Coeur d'Alene 30
729 Columbia River Gorge NSA 72
1,878 Colville 47
1,620 COMANCHE NG 52
473 Conecuh 77
895 Croatan 64
400 C-T Curlew GL 84
1,745 Custer 49
Daniel Boone 119
808 Davy Crockett 68
397 Deerlodge 85
161 Deschutes 103
3,552 DeSoto 29
7 Dixie 115
2,184 Eldorado 43
240 Fishlake 99
2,929 Flathead 32
1,096 Francis Marion 61
1,742 Fremont-Winema 50
40 FT PIERRE NG 111
220 Gallatin 100
0 Gifford Pinchot 117
355 GUNNISON 91
5,717 GW/Jefferson 13
336 Helena 93
3,620 Hiawatha 26
2,503 Holly Springs 38
4,083 Homochitto 21
2,782 Humbolt-Toiyabe 34
125 Inyo 106
360 Kaibab 89
6,937 Kaniksu 9
540 Kiowa NG 76
3,895 Kisatchie 24
32,921 Klamath 1
4,860 Kootenai 17
14,051 Lassen 5
3 Lewis & Clark 116
1,707 Lincoln 51
1,261 Lolo 58
430 Los Padres 80
22 Malheur 114
802 Manti-LaSalle 69
21,566 Mark Twain 2
1,760 MEDICINE BOW 48
4,836 Monongahela 18
377 Mount Hood 87
1,370 Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie 55
3,835 Nantahala 25
200 Nez Perce 101
973 Ocala 63
1,966 Ochoco NF/Crooked River National Grassland 45
550 Oconee 75
360 OGLALA NG 90
852 Okanogan 66
80 Olympic 110
2,260 Ottawa 42
7,906 Ouachita 7
2,874 Ozark 33
6,740 PAWNEE NG 10
170 Payette 102
750 PIKE 71
2,781 Pisgah 35
19,436 Plumas 3
250 RIO GRANDE 98
415 Rita Blanca NG 83
1,370 Rogue River-Siskiyou 56
6,117 ROOSEVELT 12
2,409 Sabine 39
313 Sam Houston 96
388 San Bernardino 86
1,400 SAN ISABEL 54
440 SAN JUAN 79
5,458 Sawtooth 14
298 Sequoia 97
5,436 Shasta 15
318 Sierra 95
140 Siuslaw 105
2,523 Six Rivers 37
1,142 St. Joe w/Palouse 60
4,513 Stanislaus 19
3,569 Sumter 28
2,122 Tahoe 44
1,913 Talladega 46
7,920 THUNDER BASIN NG 6
1,281 Tomigbee 57
90 Tongass 108
630 Trinity 74
160 Umatilla 104
40 Umpqua 112
370 UNCOMPAHGRE 88
2,317 Uwharrie 40
4,193 Wallowa-Whitman 20
4,025 Wasatch-Cache 22
420 Wayne 82
2,697 Wenatchee 36
1,240 WHITE RIVER 59
320 Willamette 94

 
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For schools?

February 12 2006, 1:43 PM 

"...to secure funding for rural schools."

Um, why is the Forest Service concentrating on something other than forests? No wonder they're losing money. Maybe I'm missing something, but I doubt it. Please, enlighten me.

 
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