FRA Southcentral Region

Southcentral Region 500

This FRA Region, managed by Rick Meyer and extending from Texas and Oklahoma through western Florida and Alabama, is comprised of members who grow, harvest, transport, and/or consume fiber, primarily for delivery to sawmills, plywood plants, OSB mills, pulp and paper mills, and wood-energy facilities. Current issues of emphasis are trucking availability and trucking insurance issues, and logging capacity as it relates to wood fiber availability. The Region hosts a two-day Annual Meeting in the spring and a Southwide Timber Security Group Meeting in the fall. The Security Group Meeting location alternates every other year with FRA’s Southeastern Region.

Contact the FRA Southcentral Region

Rick Meyer, Region Manager
Forest Resources Association
2129 Electric Road, SW
Suite 205
Roanoke, VA 24018
ph: 540-989-4171
fx: 540-774-9415
[email protected]

Spotlight Features - Southcentral

Tall pines blanket much of East Texas. Amid them, hunters stalk the deer, hogs and fowl that flit between the trees. The forests cover more than 75 percent of Hardin, Tyler, Polk, Jasper, Newton and Marion counties and take up more than half the land in two dozen more.
The Forest Resources Association and STIHL Incorporated honored Read Logging, Inc. of Warren, Texas, as FRA’s Southcentral Region 2019 Outstanding Logger at its Southcentral Region (SCR) Awards Dinner in Point Clear, Alabama on March 6.
On March 6, the Forest Resources Association’s Southcentral Region honored Alabama Forestry Association’s Ashley Watts Rowe with its First Place Technical Writing Award for 2019. This Annual Award recognizes the best Technical Releases published and posted on FRA’s website.
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