Woods to Mill
The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the U.S. Forest Service is essentially the scorekeeper for America's forests. The FIA program monitors and reports on status and trends of all the nation’s forests, including both public and private ownership. The Research and Development organization within the USDA Forest Service manages FIA in cooperation with State and Private Forestry and National Forest Systems.
Albuquerque, NM - The Forest Resources Association’s Western Region has recognized Terry Conley of TC Company, as the Region’s 2016 Outstanding Logger. The award was recognized at the New Mexico Forest Industry Association’s Board Meeting held on February 21, 2017.
The Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids, Michigan was host to the Michigan Forest Bioeconomy Conference held February 1-2, 2017. More than 100 people attended the event, with good representation from both the public and private sectors.
It is always a hit with FRA regional members when two regions come together for a joint meeting. Last October’s Joint Southeastern and Southcentral Region Policy Committee Meeting, combined with a Southwide Forest Products Security Group Meeting, was no exception.
We all know that forests and forest industries are important to rural economies, but how important? One way to measure economic impact is to drive through any forest industry town and observe the activity...
This is something that a collaborative group in Washington State came up with following the fires of 2015. The Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition (NEWFC) had been discussing what to do if a big fire came to the Colville National Forest. The group has developed...
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