FRA Appalachian Region

Appalachian Region 500

FRA’s Appalachian Region, managed by Jeff Jenkins, serves FRA members throughout the stretch of mountainous area bordered by Pennsylvania, Missouri, Tennessee, and western North Carolina. It focuses on improving timber harvesting and transportation safety, efficiency, and environmental performance. Trucking safety and logging and trucking labor challenges are current issues of concern. The Region conducts a two-day Annual Meeting in the fall.


Contact the FRA Appalachian Region

Jeff Jenkins, Appalachian Region Consultant
Forest Resources Association
1177 Sugar Camp Road
Wheelersburg, OH 45694
Ph: (740) 352-6425
[email protected]

Mark McCarthy, the Certification & Education Manager for the Missouri Forest Products Association (MFPA), was recently named the second-place winner in the Forest Resources Association’s Appalachian Region Technical Writing Award competition for 2020.
Pennsylvania is moving to protect long-eared bats on state lands. As bats in the state continue to recover from the deadly white-nose syndrome, the state is working to conserve the bats on nearly 4 million acres of state-managed lands.
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