Potlatch Board Declares Distribution On Common Stock

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of Potlatch Corporation (Nasdaq:PCH) has declared a quarterly distribution on the Company's common stock. The distribution of $0.31 per share is payable March 26, 2013 to stockholders of record on March 8, 2013.

ABOUT POTLATCH

Potlatch is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with approximately 1.42 million acres of timberland in Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota. Potlatch, a verified forest practices leader, is committed to providing superior returns to stockholders through long-term stewardship of its forest resources. The company also conducts a land sales and development business and operates wood products manufacturing facilities through its taxable REIT subsidiary. For more information about the company, visit our website at www.potlatchcorp.com .

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