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Board Foot

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of wood in Canada and the United States. One board foot is equivalent to 2.360 cubic meters.
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Oregonian: "The years in which five billion board-feet of old-growth were hauled from the national forests of Oregon and Washington are over .
NFRC: "The new plans have the biological potential to sell five billion board-feet in a year without violating any existing law .
softwood lumber consumption will total 43,245 million board-feet for 1991, down from 45,159 million in 1990.
Each year more than 16 million board-feet are imported, 40 percent from Canada and the United States.
The famous New England hurricane of 1938, which came ashore 51 years ago (to the day, by incredible coincidence), destroyed some four billion board-feet of timber - less than two-thirds of Hugo's damage.
But even so, you're talking about a yield of 13,000 to 17,000 board-feet per acre, compared with 35,000 to 40,000 for conifer.
Forest Service and Western Wood Products Association confirm that the Northwest hardwood harvest, primarily alder, has boomed from 128 million board-feet in 1976 to 296 million in 1987.
I billion board-feet of timber worth $152 million was harvested from BLM lands, with 947 million board-feet valued at $146 million cut from BLM's lands in western Oregon alone.
The primary asset of Collins Pine is its forest of ponderosa and sugar pine, Douglas-fir, white fir, and incense cedar totalling more than a billion board-feet.
Since 1984 the company has sold two million board-feet a year of 12- to 18-inch-diameter trees.