Policy Updates
FRA

FRA

Monday, 08 October 2018 11:02

Issue Update

The current Farm Bill officially expired October 1. While House and Senate conferees have been negotiating on a new Farm Bill, they have not finalized a deal on a conference report to send to the President.
Friday, 05 October 2018 10:58

Issue Update

On September 26, the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the nine bills introduced by members of the Western Caucus that would reform the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 15:36

Procurement Representative

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products. At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 20:01

FRA 2018 Lake States Fall Meeting

Thank you to those who attended the 2018 Lake States Fall Meeting in Wausau, WI. We hope you found the meeting educational and informative, and a good opportunity to network with peers.
The Appalachian Society of American Foresters (covering the states of VA, NC, and SC) has started a fundraising campaign to financially support its individual members that have been impacted by Florence
Friday, 21 September 2018 11:29

Issue Update

On September 17, President Trump’s administration announced it will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of imports from China effective September 24.
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:28

Field Operations Forester

Northwoods Management is looking for a candidate to work on all phases of a forestry operation including harvest planning, road construction and day to day field operations
On a winter day in the Pacific Northwest, two rigging crew members were setting chokers. One of them went to retrieve chokers from a dropline under a motorized carriage.
Friday, 07 September 2018 08:51

Issue Update

The FRA-supported AG and Legal Workforce Protection Act (H.R. 6417)—legislation that creates a new employer friendly H-2C guestworker visa program that includes forestry workers—
Friday, 07 September 2018 08:50

Issue Update

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking public input to revise the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, which limit the operating hours of commercial truck drivers.
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