FRA’s Southcentral Region serves FRA members throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, the Florida Panhandle, and Western Tennessee. 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 Southcentral Region has a spring and fall meeting each year.

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Safety Alerts

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Leadership

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Clay Altizer

Southwide Region Manager

34 Duffy Street
Clayton, NC 27527
Ph: (662) 312-7934

 

Upcoming Meetings:

 

States in this Region

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida Panhandle
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Western Tennessee

Resources

Technical Releases

24-TR-10 Mobile Fuel and Service Trailer Provides Safe and Efficient Strategy to In Woods Fueling

Technical Releases

24-TR- 09 New ForestryWorks® Truck Driver Recruitment Program Keeps Professional Drivers Home at Night

Technical Releases

23-R-37 Compact Hose Assembly Device (CHAD) Revolutionizes Hydraulic Hose Assembly with On-Site Repair Capability

Technical Releases

23-R-30 Forestry Stream Crossings Assessed for Effectiveness in Preventing Soil Erosion in North Carolina

Technical Releases

23-R-21 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Monitoring Forestry Best Management Practices in the Coastal Plain of the Southeastern U.S.

Technical Releases

23-R-12 The Be Pro Be Proud Mobile Workshop

Safety Alerts

24-SA-03 Instructor Injured During Chainsaw Safety Training Workshop

Safety Alerts

23-S-12 Log Truck Driver Struck by Falling Stem During Unbinding Process

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Safety Alerts

23-S-10 Slip During Debris Removal Injures Feller Buncher Operator

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Safety Alerts

23-S-08 Discharged Board Fractures Lumber Grader’s Eye Socket

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Safety Alerts

23-S-07 Truck Driver Injured by Improperly Secured Load

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Safety Alerts

23-S-06 Motor Grader Operator Injured While Replacing Cutting Blades

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Carbon Reports

Oklahoma

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Oklahoma

Carbon Reports

Southcentral

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in the Southcentral

Carbon Reports

Mississippi

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Mississippi Mississippi has 19.4 million…

Carbon Reports

Louisiana

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Louisiana Louisiana has 15.0 million…

Carbon Reports

Kansas

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Kansas Kansas has 2.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Tennessee

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Tennessee

Presentations

Southern Loggers Cooperative, 2004-2019

Presentations

Forest Industry 2021: Supply and Demand in the South

Presentations

Extreme Weather Impacts on Forest Operations in Texas

Presentations

Differences in PNW and US South Timber Procurement

Presentations

Safety and Efficiency of State-Legal Log Trucks on Interstate Highways in Eight Wood Baskets in the US South

Presentations

2020 FBM Keynote Speaker Session

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