About Stumpage Report

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This survey is a result of joint efforts of Cooperative Extension at the University of Massachusetts and the state forestry agency in RI. Data are gathered quarterly for MA, CT, and RI, and summarized on the basis of east or west of the Connecticut River

Connecticut data may be submitted online at this website: https://masswoods.net/southern-new-england-stumpage-price-survey

In Rhode Island, data are collected by Tom Abbott, Principal Forester with the RI Division of Forest Environment.

In Massachusetts, data are collected by David Kittredge, Extension Forester at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

All data are sent to UMass-Amherst, where they are entered, analyzed, and a quarterly report is produced.

This information is meant to be used as a guide only. Use with care. Prices paid for standing timber (or "stumpage") can be influenced by many factors, including but not limited to: timber quality, distance to market, accessibility of property, sale volume, market demand, season, skid distance, landowner requirements, method of sale (e.g., competitively bid, or directly negotiated) and logging costs.