These excerpts taken from the PCH 10-K filed Mar 2, 2009.
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Board of Directors
We consent to the incorporation by reference in the registration statements (Nos. 333-17145, 333-42808, 33-54515, 333-28079, 333-74956, 333-12017, 333-42806, 333-130507, 33-30836, 333-156130, and 333-156127) on Form S-8 of Potlatch Corporation of our reports dated February 27, 2009, with respect to the consolidated balance sheets of Potlatch Corporation as of December 31, 2008 and 2007, and the related consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive income (loss), cash flows and stockholders equity for each of the years in the three-year period ended December 31, 2008, and the related financial statement schedule, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting as of December 31, 2008, which reports appear in the December 31, 2008 annual report on Form 10-K of Potlatch Corporation.
/s/ KPMG LLP
February 27, 2009