Healthy Markets

GROWING THE VALUE OF YOUR INVESTMENT

Demand for forest products at every stage of growth is a key factor to long term economic and environmental sustainability.

GFA advocates for healthy domestic and international markets for forest products and unencumbered access to markets for raw materials and finished goods.

PRIORITY ISSUES

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Global Markets

Advocacy focus on issues related to the trade of raw materials and finished goods through Georgia ports to global markets.
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Ending Local Lumber Bans

Successful passage of House Bill 876 helped to end the practice of local government’s
banning the use of wood in construction.
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Promoting the use of Mass Timber in Georgia

Through funding from the Georgia Forestry Foundation, we are working with architects, builders, engineers, and elected officials to increase the knowledge and awareness of mass timber technology.
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Ecosystem Services Markets

Through funding from the Georgia Forestry Foundation, we are working to identify market based incentives for direct forest landowners for management practices within specific watersheds to ensure water quality standards for local water authorities.

NEWS & RESOURCES

Contact

If you have any questions about issues related to Healthy Markets, please contact us.

Tom Beyer

Vice President of Government Affairs
tom@gfagrow.org