BLM Logo
Dillon Field Office
Release Date: 07/18/12
Contacts: David Abrams    
  (406) 490-0367    

BLM Announces Results Of Timber Sale In Dillon

DILLON (July 17, 2012) – Sun Mountain Lumber of Deer Lodge was the successful bidder on a recent timber sale offered by the Bureau of Land Management in Dillon.

The sale was in the Taylor Creek drainage of the Pioneer Mountains about 10 miles north west of Badger Pass in Beaverhead County.

The total sale price was $149,998.60 for 7,792 tons of softwood products and 260 tons of biomass material.

The sale, known as the Black Mountain Salvage timber sale, was for an 180-acre salvage harvest located in Township 6 South, Range 11 West, Section 18.

For the latest BLM news and updates visit us on the web at:  and on Facebook at:

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Dillon Field Office   1005 Selway Drive      Dillon, Montana 59725  

Last updated: 07-18-2012