2020 PLC Auction

December 18, 2020 • 6pm


The Pacific Forest Foundation’s mission is to provide sound, technical forest education to students, teachers and the public. Proceeds from this auction go to support their programs.

In 2020 the Pacific Forest Foundation provided:

  • $21,500 in forestry scholarships — Click here to hear from this year’s the student recipients

  • A weekly podcast, Talking Timber, allowing people to see inside the industry

  • Adopt a High School — a program designed to help loggers recruit, develop, and retain local novice talent.

  • This is my Office video — an inside look at what it takes to become a modern logger.

FEATURED Auction Items (Live online auction at Ritchie Bros.)

Ultimate Bull Elk Hunt — Donated by Shasta Cascade Timberlands


Just you (and your friends) Sept 1- October 30, 2021, on 20,000 acres of Shasta Cascade Timberlands located 20 miles north of Burney, California, in the X-1 zone, behind locked gates.

Guided Cow Elk — Donated by Green Diamond Resource Company


Early October through Nov. 15, 2021, experience a guided hunt on Wiggins Ranch Private Land Management  (PLM) Area is approximately 16,700 acres and is located approximately 30 miles east of Eureka, CA.

4-Day Stuart Island Experience for two  — Ritchie Bros. 


Take a seaplane into Warm Springs Resort in Stuart Island. Enjoy fishing, amazing food and an overall 5 star  experience — July 30 thru August 2, 2021.

Silent Auction Items

Weldco Beales backpack with WBM branded goodies

Donated by: Weldco Beales

Reel of 3/4” 11H Oregon Chain

There will be six separate reels up for auction

Donated by: Blount International

Triad Bundle (Jacket/hat and 30 oz tumbler)

Donated by: Triad Machinery

Collection of antique logging books (Murray Collection)
Donated by: Toby Murray

Handmade Glass Bead Necklace

Donated by: Chris Bivins and Diane Mettler

Oil Painting of Early Loggers

Donated by: PLC

14kt white gold cultured freshwater pearl pendant

Donated by: Doug Mays

DC Equipment/Falcon Equipment Forest t-shirt and hats

Donated by:DC/Falcon Forestry

Original PLC photo from the Murray collection

Donated by: Toby Murray

Hand-forged Hunting Knife

Donated by: TimberWest Magazine

27 quart CAT Cooler

Donated by: Harnish Group Inc.

Walnut Bread Board and
Dipping Dish

Donated by: Chris Bivins and Diane Mettler

12” redwood platter made from a redwood Burl. Donated by: Smiling Moose Marketing Services

Handcrafted Metal Artwork

Not only can you enjoy this amazing piece of artwork. If you are the winner you can customize the color to fit your home.

Donated by: Pierce Pacific

Handmade Glass Bead Necklace

Donated by: Chris Bivins and Diane Mettler

Handmade Baby Blankets

Donated by: Vickie Swanton, FRA Western Regional Manager

14kt yellow gold and cultured freshwater pearl drop earrings.

Donated by: Doug Mays

18V 1/2 M18™ 1400ft.lbs. Impact Wrench Kit w/ Friction Ring


Donated by Fastenal, Tumwater, WA Branch

LIVE Auction Items

NASCAR Package

Enjoy two tickets to NASCAR 2021 to experience the heart-pounding, exciting adventure-overload that this nation calls NASCAR! The lucky bidder, with help from Caterpillar, will determine which race to attend, but it doesn’t stop there—the lucky bidder will also have the opportunity to enjoy many special amenities!


Donated by: Caterpillar 

Handmade Glass Salmon

Beautifully made glass blown Salmon. A beautiful hand-blown sculptures combining art and craftsmanship. The beauty and motion of nature are captured through glass in stunning detail.


Donated by: Trinity River Lumber

RTIC 65 Triad Machinery Cooler

The best large cooler available on the market. Makes an ideal marine, hunting or camping cooler. Holds up to 64 cans plus ice.


Donated by: Triad Machinery

Tri-Max 3 Mini-CAF Cold Compression Air Foam suppression system

This portable system has 3 gallons of pre-mix solution that expands up to 60 gallons of finished foam product at a rate of over 90 gallons per minute.

Donated by: Dave Mahrt

Custom Fire Pit

Enjoy entertaining outdoors with a one-of-a-kind PLC custom fire pit.

Donated by: Sierra Pacific

Whale Ohana Print 

12"x48" Whale Ohana By Master Artist Robert Thomas, (Robert Passed away in 2019). Giclee on canvas Limited Edition with  Artist Highlights By Son In Law Artist Ernest Young. 

Shipped rolled, Ready for stretching and custom framing.


Donated by Holt of California

CAT INV2000 Portable Generator

Power up your campsite, tailgate party or other outdoor activities with clean, quiet power from the Cat® INV2000. Inverter technology provides a high quality power that’s safe for your sensitive electronics. Full panel GFCI makes it safe.


Donated by: Peterson Cat

Weyerhaeuser Recreational Access Permit

The successful bidder will receive a Weyerhaeuser recreational access permit of choice to one of our designated permit areas.  The permit term is effective August 1, 2021 through July 2022.


Permit locations in WA:  Aberdeen, Columbia River West, Columbia River East – Yacolt, Longview – St. Helens, North Cascades – Chelan, Pe Ell North, Pe Ell South, or Vail.


Permit locations in OR: Columbia – Washington Counties, Clatsop – Jewell, Coos Bay – Millicoma, Estacada – Hood River, Molalla, Black Rock, Snow Peak, Springfield, or South Valley.


More details about Weyerhaeuser’s Recreation programs and permit areas can be found at https://recreation.weyerhaeuser.com/. 


Donated by: Weyerhaeuser

Logger Painting by Claudia Lima

Professional painter and artist, Claudia Lima, focusses on men that work in the woods. “I love everything about the lumber and timber industry,” she says. Claudia has created something special specifically for the PFF auction. Image will be posted soon.

Donated by: Claudia Lima

Husqvarna 120i Electric Chainsaw

The Husqvarna 120i is a lightweight, easy-to-use battery saw that’s ideal for pruning branches and felling small trees. The intuitive keypad makes getting starting a breeze, while an inertia chain brake promises problem-free handling.

Donated by: Zack Jones, Lyme Redwood

Competition Throwing Axe

This double bit axe harkens back to Scandinavian ancient history. The straight hickory handle is treated with linseed oil. Product comes with traditional leather protective sheath, its own storage box and a detailed user’s manual.


Donated by: Mike Pihl

Yeti Hopper Backflip 24, 30oz Tumbler, 20oz Tumbler and Rambler Colster


Donated by: Empire CAT of Arizona

Hand Carved Wooden Bowl by Jeff Wimer

This beautiful bowl is made of three different woods — Black Walnut, Maple and Red Heart. Each piece is individually placed and built into a bowl blank, then it is turned on a lathe. The insert was routed on a CNC router. Walk home with this one-of-a-kind work of art by PLC’s own Jeff Wimer. 


Donated by: OSU

8 hours of service from Papé in Hum/DN/TRN/Mendo Counties

For those who live or work in these California counties, this may be the auction item for you. The Papé Group has maintained its commitment to providing consistent, quality customer service through four generations. 


Donated by: Mc Moulton

Deer Hunter’s Package
Includes Gosky 20-60x80 Spotting Scope, Tripod and bag, WiMiUS H6 Trail Camera, extra memory cards, wireless camera shutter control, extra 3-way knife sharper, Hand warmer/phone charger, and SharpWorld  Damascus Knife, and non-cut gloves.

Donated by: Weiler Forestry

If you have questions about these items or  would like to donate an item to the Pacific Forest Foundation auction, please contact Pete Jackson at PJackson@greendiamond.com.

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