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January 2017
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ADVANCED NOTICE
March 7-9, 2017 - FRA SOUTHCENTRAL REGION - 2017 SPRING MEETING & SOUTHERN COUNCIL ON FOREST ENGINEERING MTG. at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort | Mobile Bay/Point Clear, Alabama. MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!
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FRA NEWS
WOODS to MILL: FRA Western Region/Region Sub Committees
Many national folks were able to get a glimpse into the Western Region meeting tradition when they attended the fall meeting in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. This year’s meeting combined the national Fall Board Meeting and the Western Region Fall Meeting...
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New Members!
• Panhandle Loss Control
• Northwest Timber Logistics
• Waratah
INDUSTRY NEWS
Report: Paper Industry Still Vital Part of Maine's Economy
BANGOR, Maine - The death of Maine's pulp and paper industry is highly exaggerated. That's the conclusion of a new preliminary report by Mindy Crandall, an assistant professor of Forest Management and Economics at the University of Maine.
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Kit Hasbargen: FRA's Lake States Region Outstanding Logger
HARRIS, MI – The Forest Resources Association and STIHL Incorporated honored Kit Hasbargen, of Hasbargen Logging in Birchdale, Minnesota as the Lake States Region 2016 Outstanding Logger at FRA’s Lake States Region Fall Meeting in...
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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
115th Congress - U.S. House of Representatives Committee Chair Assignments
115th Congress - U.S. Senate Committee Chair Assignments
Senate GOP Releases Committee Assignments for 115th Congress
Trump’s 100-day Action Plan to Make America Great Again
Congress Should Use the REINS Act to Combat the Regulatory State
Paul Ryan Wins Re-election as House Speaker
HARVESTING NEWS
Forest Investment Associates and The Molpus Woodlands Group Acquire 295,000 Acres of Timberland from the Hancock Timber Resource Group
The property was originally part of HTRG’s acquisition from TimberStar in 2009. Primarily consisting of high-quality pine plantations, the timberlands provide timber products to industry leaders including International Paper, West Fraser and Georgia-Pacific through long-term supply agreements that have been in place since 2006.
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Crews Start Removing Dead, Dying Trees From Idaho’s Pioneer Fire
Restoration and recovery work started Monday in the area damaged by last year’s massive Pioneer Fire, and will likely continue for the two weeks, according to forest officials.
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New Wood Technology may offer Hope for Struggling Timber
A new wood product that's the buzz of the construction industry is called cross-laminated timber, or CLT, and it's made like it sounds: rafts of 2-by-4 beams aligned in perpendicular layers, then glued—or laminated—together like a giant sandwich.
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NOTICES
FRA Job Board
FRA members may now announce available positions at no charge on FRA’s on-line Job Board, with priority placement available for a $125 supplement; just indicate your FRA membership when registering on the site. (Basic posting is still $350 for non-members.) All job postings receive 60 days of exposure, plus a link from the FRA Bulletin...
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Current Positions Available
Procurement Forester - Florence, SC
We are looking for a Procurement Forester to join our Florence Mill Forest Resources team to assist in aggressively managing fiber purchase requirements, supporting the overall region objectives to maintain the lowest cost, highest quality fiber sourcing in support of mill’s forecasted needs while maintaining the highest... LEARN MORE
Forest Resource Analyst I
The Forest Resource Analyst conducts an annual industry survey and publishes an annual timber harvest and utilization report; analyzes FIA tables and forest resource data; works with property tax division of the Texas Comptroller's office; conducts... LEARN MORE
UPCOMING EVENTS
FRA’s Northeast Region’s Industrial Forestry Forum presentations run monthly, usually the first Thursday evening of each month at 5:30 PM from fall through spring. As topics and dates are confirmed, they are posted at FRA’s Northeast Region site.
Mar 7-9

FRA Southcentral Region Spring Meeting LEARN MORE | REGISTER HERE
May 2-4

FRA Annual Meeting (Charleston, SC)
May 16-18

FRA Western Region Spring Meeting (Vancouver, WA)
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