The Georgia Forestry Commission, Georgia Forestry Foundation and Georgia Forestry Association were recently featured in the March issue of Georgia Trend magazine.
The feature, written by staff writer Jennifer Hafer, focuses on the economic impact of the forestry community in Georgia, providing background on the importance of markets to economic and environmental benefits. 2013 Southeast Regional Tree Farmer of the Year and GFA Executive Committee Member Johnny Bembry and GFA Board Member Tim Lowrimore were also interviewed for the story.
“Forestry is Georgia’s second-largest industry with more than 24 million acres of land providing 133,000 jobs and generating a $32.2-billion economic impact,” reads the subtitle of the story.
You can access the online version of the article here.
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