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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.
As National Forest Products Week begins, FRA is excited to celebrate a world-class wood supply chain. Please join us this week, October 20-26, to recognize the forest products industry.
Rob Kidd Recognized for Technical Writing Wednesday, 02 October 2019 13:20

Rob Kidd Recognized for Technical Writing

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The Forest Resources Association’s Appalachian Region honored Rob Kidd with its First Place Technical Writing Award for 2019.
The Forest Resources Association and STIHL Incorporated honored Donald “Butch” Glotfelty and Eric Glotfelty of Glotfelty Lumber Co., Inc. in Oakland, Maryland, as the Appalachian Region 2019 Outstanding Logger at FRA’s Appalachian Region (AR) Awards Dinner in Washington, DC on September 18.
Register for the 2019 FRA Fly-In and Fall Board Meeting at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, DC.
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