One of the great benefits of the Forest Resources Association is the opportunity to learn from others in the industry and take this information back to your organization.
A British voice sounds off the names of trees. Among them are “the larch, the fir, the mighty scots pine, the smell of fresh cut timber, the crash of mighty trees,” followed by the musical lyrics of Monty Python’s “Lumberjack Song.”
The signatories of this letter represent the forest products industry wood supply chain and are part of an industry that contributes $300 billion annually to local economies and supports one million well-paying jobs in the United States.
Marie Price (Director of Training and Development, Idaho Forest Group); Brenda Myers (State Director/MS, DOL Apprenticeship Division); and Dale Lemmons (President, Signature Transport) talked about their experiences with the Registered Apprenticeship Program, the program’s benefits, and ways that companies can get involved at the state and federal levels.
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