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.

Southcentral Region Map

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Safety Alerts

Employee Crushes Finger in Feller-Buncher Door

Background On an overcast winter day in the Southcentral Region, a...

Leadership

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Clay Altizer

Southwide Region Manager

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

States in this Region

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

Resources

Technical Releases

Mass Timber Noise Barrier for Highways

Technical Releases

Firefighter in a Tube

Technical Releases

Rayonier Safety App

Technical Releases

Log Truck Insurance Premiums, Claims, And Safety Practices In The US South

Technical Releases

Do Maintenance Practices Explain Southern Log Truck Crash Rates?

Technical Releases

Inflation And Logging In The South

Safety Alerts

Distracted Log Truck Driver Dies After Tree-Length Load Crushes Cab During Rollover

A log truck driver was traveling on a paved road in…

Safety Alerts

Logger Seriously Injured by Falling Chipper Knives

Background On a clear summer day in the Southeastern Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Employee Crushes Finger in Feller-Buncher Door

Background On an overcast winter day in the Southcentral Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Mechanic Injured While Changing Dual Tires on Feller-Buncher

Background On a clear and sunny morning in the Southeast Region,…

Safety Alerts

Loader Operator Injured During Improper Dismount

loader at the end of the workday. Although it was not…

Safety Alerts

Falling Tree Injures In-Woods Workers

On a partly cloudy Fall morning in the Southcentral U.S., two…

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

Labor Markets Training Western Workforce

Inflation’s Impact on Transport Services

What began through an acquisition of a small company and then…

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Logging Markets Southcentral Southeastern

Inflation’s Impact on Contract Logging

With sincere apologies to my high school English teacher, Mrs. Johnson…

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Forest Management Markets Workforce

Inflation’s Impact on F&W Forestry Services, Inc

Career Record Inflation: How does it impact land managers and owners,…

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Wood Texture

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