We focus on the safe, efficient, and sustainable harvest of forest products and their transport from woods to mill.

FRA represents the interests of more than 320 organizations and businesses in the forest products industry, including forest landowners, suppliers, consuming mills, associated businesses, and state forestry associations. Members all share a common interest – they rely on FRA to promote the public policy interests of the forest products industry’s supply chain on Capitol Hill and our work to advance safety, operational and technical efficiencies, and supply chain relations.

FRA has member representation in 49 states and 377 Congressional Districts.

Our Mission

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Provide an effective member voice in Washington, DC

  • Defend against threatening legislation and regulation.
  • Advance public policies that support industry sustainability.

Communicate relevant and timely information

  • Promote safety.
  • Improve skills.
  • Elevate technical and operational expertise.
  • Identify workforce issues.
  • Define proactive solutions.
  • Establish leadership development programs.

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Maintain a thriving regional structure

  • Address regional policy and operational issues.
  • Identify regional research priorities.
  • Build and grow a strong grassroots advocacy network.

FRA Strategic Plan

The organization directs itself to the following three goals: Building Public Policy Engagement, Addressing Forest Operations Challenges, and Enhancing Supply Chain Relations

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Our Values

Ethical
Proactive
Collaborative
Inclusive
Safety Focused

Frequently Asked Questions

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Meet the Staff

Meet the team behind FRA

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Alliances

(THATS) Foundation & TEAM Safe Trucking

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FRA Supports Your Ongoing Commitment to Environmental Performance and Socially Responsible Governance.
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