Woods to Mill

FRA’s Western Region recently held its 2019 Fall Meeting in Lewiston, Idaho. The region planning committee has a long-standing commitment to content, collaboration and networking.
The forest products industry is positioned for technological change. We’ve certainly seen significant increases in the equipment our industry uses – in the woods, in the log yard, at the mill.
Nearly every forested state in the U.S. has Logger Training and Education (LT&E) Programs. Since the 1990s, most of these comprehensive training programs have offered both loggers and wood procurement personnel continuing education opportunities covering a variety of timber harvesting topics.
Fly-In and Fall Board Meeting Pictures Wednesday, 18 September 2019 09:09

Fly-In and Fall Board Meeting Pictures

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Earlier this week, FRA held its Fly-In and Fall Board Meeting in Washington, DC. Below are a few pictures of FRA members, guests and speakers at the event.
It is easy to celebrate National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week. What’s not to like? Truckers make our entire modern way of life possible! They bring us a bountiful variety of fresh food to urban and rural areas alike.
Hurricane season is here. The damage these powerful storms can cause to forestland is immense, and recent in our memories due to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Florence and Michael last year. More than $2 billion in timber loss was caused by Hurricane Michael alone. Everyone’s top priority in these catastrophic events is safety.
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