Potlatch Corporation

Spokane, Washington, USA, 25 September 2008 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Potlatch Corporation (NYSE:PCH) has scheduled its Third Quarter Web Cast and Conference Call for 23 October 2008, at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11 a.m. Eastern). Results for the third quarter of 2008 will be released before the market opens on 23 October 2008. The conference call and webcast will be hosted by Michael J. Covey, Potlatch chairman, president, and CEO, and Eric J. Cremers, vice president, Finance, and CFO.

Investors can access the webcast at www.potlatchcorp.com and conference call by dialing 866-393-8403 (USA/Canada) and 706-902-3785 (international). Participants will be asked to provide conference I.D. number 65549920.

For those unable to participate in the call, an archived recording will be available through the Potlatch Corporation Web site at www.potlatchcorp.com for approximately one year following the conference call. A telephone replay of the conference call will be available until 30 October 2008, by calling 800-642-1687 (USA/Canada) or 706-645-9291 (international) and entering passcode number 65549920.

Potlatch owns approximately 1.7 million acres of forestland in Arkansas, Idaho, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, and operates 12 manufacturing facilities that produce lumber and panel products and bleached pulp products, including paperboard and tissue. The company, which employs 3600 people, also conducts a land sales and development business. Potlatch, a verified forest practices leader, is committed to providing superior returns to stockholders through long-term stewardship of its resources.