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On August 22, the Forest Resources Association (FRA) and STIHL Incorporated honored Tapscott Brothers Logging of Scottsville, Virginia, as FRA’s 2020 National Outstanding Logger.
A key focus of FRA as defined by our Mission statement is to communicate relevant and timely information promoting safety to our members.

COVID-19 Contactless Solution for the Wood Products Industry

Thursday, June 18 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM (ET).

Timber Security Webinar

Thursday, July 9 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM (ET).

We are all experiencing a time when safety is at the forefront of our minds. The importance of taking steps to be safe has brought a heightened sense of awareness of our surroundings and activities.
This year marked the first-ever virtual FRA Annual Meeting, held May 18-20. Over 100 members gathered via conference call for committee work and the governance decisions that will guide the association through the coming year.
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 continues its grip on the world, sending shockwaves throughout the global economy. While we could not have foreseen this situation, FRA has rapidly and effectively pivoted to address the significant challenges it presents to our industries.
The Forest Resources Association and STIHL Incorporated honored Cunningham Wood Products of Spurger, Texas, as FRA’s Southcentral Region 2020 Outstanding Logger at its Southcentral Region (SCR) Awards Dinner in Longleaf, Louisiana on March 11th.
On March 11th, the Forest Resources Association’s Southcentral Region honored International Paper’s Charlie Edwards with its First Place Technical Writing Award for 2020.
Thank you to those who attended the 2019 Lake States Fall Meeting in Duluth, MN. We hope you found the meeting educational and informative, and a good opportunity to network with peers.
On September 17-19, FRA hosted members from across the country for our biennial Fly-In and Fall Board Meeting. We met with a total of 95 congressional offices of which 45 were with Members of Congress.
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