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Forest Analyst / Data Manager

Wagner Forest Management, Ltd. manages over two million acres of private timberland investments in northern New England and eastern Canada.

Issue Update

While vote counting continues in many states and jurisdictions around the country, the early take away for both Republicans and Democrats following yesterday’s election is that results are both positive and negative.

Issue Update

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed changes to the guestworker application process for the H-2B program.

Mike Newton: 2018 Western Region Outstanding Logger

FRA’s Western Region and STIHL have recognized Mike Newton, owner and operator of Newton Logging Inc., of Kalispell, Montana as the 2018 Regional Outstanding Logger during the Western Region Meeting held in Olympia, Washington on September 19, 2018.

TEAM Safe Trucking Related Grant Request

Thank you to all of Team Safe Trucking’s generous and loyal friends and supporters! Thanks to your generosity we have been able to offer forest transportation training to owners, drivers and safety professionals throughout the country.

FRA's 2018 Fall Board Meeting Summary of Business

FRA's 2018 Fall Board Meeting, October 10-12, drew 90 members and friends to Lexington, KY for committee work, educational speaker sessions, and the governance decisions that will guide the Association forward.
The Forest Resources Association and STIHL recognized Shermer Logging as the Lake States Region 2018 Outstanding Logger at FRA’s Lake States Region 2018 Fall Meeting held on September 18 in Wausau, Wisconsin.
The Forest Resources Association and STIHL Incorporated honored James and Lucille Pennington, owners of J & L Trucking, LLC in Durbin, West Virginia, as the Appalachian Region 2018 Outstanding Logger at FRA’s Appalachian Region (AR) Awards Dinner in Lexington, KY on October 11.

Candee Blevins Recognized for Technical Writing

At its October 11 meeting, the Forest Resources Association’s Appalachian Region honored Candee Blevins with its First Place Technical Writing Award for 2018. This annual award recognizes the best Technical Releases published and posted on FRA’s website.
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