The economic power of working forests

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A new study commissioned by the National Alliance of Forest Owners quantifies exactly how much private working forests contribute to the economy. While these forests clearly help the states and communities in which they’re located, it’s striking to see just how much — hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars. See the study here. In Washington, one can … Read More

Forests: The ultimate green resource

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We are excited to start this blog and create a gathering place to discuss the value of working forests. Working forests provide carbon storage in live trees and wood products, and supply the feedstock to create renewable energy. Yet policymakers and the public don’t all recognize that those who work in forests and forest products are part of the green … Read More