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The latest news related to the economic interests of family forest landowners and their unique natural resource assets.

WOTUS Repeal

WOTUS Repeal

EPA finalizes repeal of controversial Obama-era rule defining “Waters of the United States” Last week marked a major win for the rule of law, property rights, and the environment: the Trump administration finalized its repeal of President Barack Obama’s...

Cost of Forestry Practices in the South

Cost of Forestry Practices in the South

We need your assistance in completing and sharing the Cost of Forestry Practices in the South 2018 survey.  FLA and Auburn University have partnered on this endeavor. In 1953, Albert C. Worrell reported results of the original cost of forestry practices study in...

FLA Submits Comments on Administration’s Proposed Regulatory Rollback

FLA Submits Comments on Administration’s Proposed Regulatory Rollback

On September 25, FLA submitted technical comments to the Federal Register providing the private forest landowner perspective on three proposed rules that would modify several current regulations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). FLA urges the Trump Administration to consider a stricter stance toward the USFWS’s ability to designate critical habitats, which have been shown to infringe upon private property rights.