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While a lot of organizations, policy makers, and media outlets talk about the need to sustain America’s private forests, we know that to do that someone must have YOUR interests at the forefront.

 

From unpredictable product markets to fluctuating stumpage prices, from uncertain weather to fire, insect or disease outbreaks, running a timber operation or owning forest land is a challenging business under the best of circumstances.

 

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FLA Applauds U.S. Commerce Department Trade Enforcement Resulting in Greater Economic Stability for FLA’s Timber Growing Members

On November 24, 2021, the United States Department of Commerce announced anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber producers, by doubling tariffs to 17.9% on their imports, more than twice the previously imposed rate of 8.9%. The actions were...

Muddied Waters, as EPA Moves to Revert to Restrictive Pre-2015 WOTUS Definition

After years of muddied waters, the Trump Administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule, offered clarity and definition of what a “navigable water” is to the issue of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) and the Clean Water Act (CWA), brought relief to forest...

Applying Maximum Pressure to Safeguard Key Tax Provisions

Family-owned and operated businesses face several challenges when transitioning to the next generation of ownership, including navigating the tax code. As recent jobs reports indicate, the economy remains on delicate footing, and at a time when many families and...

U.S. Labor Shortage Cause Ripple Effect with Seasonal H-2B Forestry Workers

Due to nationwide labor shortages in all workforces, the cap on H-2B temporary labor visas was reached on September 30, marking it the earliest point in time that the first half H-2B cap has ever been reached in program history. In response, FLA joined other forestry...

Shedding Light On Southern U.S. Forestry Costs

In 1952, Puerto Rico became an official part of the U.S., the “Today” show debuted on NBC and the cost of forestry practices in the south was first reported by Albert C. Worrell. That first report called “What does it Cost to Practice Forestry in the South?” was the...

Congress Passes Infrastructure Bill with Federal Forestry Provisions

After months of gridlock, late last Friday Congress passed the bipartisan $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which includes $555 billion in new funding for mostly “traditional” infrastructure (roads, bridges, etc.). However, the term “forest” is...

Senators Warnock and Cassidy Emerge as Champions of Nations Forest Landowners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 21, 2021 Senators Warnock and Cassidy Emerge as Champions of Nations Forest Landowners WASHINGTON, DC – In the midst of Hurricane season and with wildfires still raging in the pacific northwest, the nation’s forest landowners are holding...

Bipartisan Tax Legislation Introduced to Help Forest Landowners Recover After Natural Disasters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 29, 2021 Bipartisan Tax Legislation Introduced to Help Forest Landowners Recover After Natural Disasters WASHINGTON, DC -The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) applauds the introduction of bi-partisan H.R. 4210: The Disaster Reforestation...

FLA Recognizes Enviva As Its Corporate Partner of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021 FLA Recognizes Enviva As Its Corporate Partner of the Year WASHINGTON, DC – The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognized Enviva as its 2021 Corporate Partner of the Year for the work it does with private forest landowners....

FLA Honors Those Who Support Forest Landowners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021  FLA Honors Those Who Support Forest Landowners  WASHINGTON, DC – The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognized those who went “above and beyond” in 2021 to ensure the continued success of private forest landowners, at its...