In an economy that has been as unpredictable as the World Cup, a classic contender may become the reigning champion. Given current conditions in both the U.S. and overseas, the next 10 years could very well be the “decade of forestry.”
Forest Landowners Association: Did you know the Northern Long Eared Bat’s critical habitat covers 39 States?
The Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to list the Northern Long-Eared bat (NLEB) as an endangered species protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Potential Positive Biomass Implications in EPA’s CO2 Reduction Proposal
On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) unveiled a proposed plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30% by 2030, when compared to 2005 emissions.
Forest Business Network: Canadian land ruling could impact lumber market as much as pine beetle
A Supreme Court of Canada ruling on aboriginal land could eventually have as severe an impact on North American lumber supply as the mountain pine beetle, RBC Capital Markets warned
Georgia Governor Approves Use of Wood in School Construction
Governor Nathan Deal recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with alternative, cost-effective, and sustainable design options.
Georgia House of Representatives Approves Timber Security Legislation
The Georgia House of Representatives approved House Bill 790 on a 169-2 vote yesterday. This marks the first step to provide better recourse and recovery for owners of timberland in Georgia who are victims of timber theft and timber trespass.
Coalition of National Forestry Organizations Combat Biomass Fallacies
As a result of a long history of misinformation from media coverage on the use of biomass, a coalition of national forestry organizations recently announced Biomass101.org, which serves as a clearinghouse for scientifically
Open Enrollment for Farmers and Forest Landowners Seeking Financial Assistance
On Aug. 19, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini announced open enrollment for farmers and forest landowners seeking financial assistance for growing new sources
2016 Annual Conference and Forestry Expo
This year, the Georgia Forestry Association will be returning to Jekyll Island for the 2016 Annual Conference and Forestry Expo on July 23-25. Each year the event draws a diverse