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FLA Honors Those Who Support 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...

Best Management Practices Help At-Risk Species

Best Management Practices Help At-Risk Species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) is proposing to list the Suwannee alligator snapping turtle, found in the Suwannee River basin of Georgia and Florida, as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act with a Section 4(d) rule to tailor “take”...

Biden Administration Tax Proposals

Biden Administration Tax Proposals

On May 28, the U.S. Treasury Department released the Green Book, which outlines specific tax provisions the Biden Administration seeks to enact this year. In addition to raising taxes, proposals call for eliminating the “stepped-up basis” for assets when they are...

Chuck Leavell – The Tree Man Documentary

Chuck Leavell – The Tree Man Documentary

A 'Must See' Documentary About FLA Member and Rolling Stones Rock Legend Chuck Leavell Not just known for his musical influence, Leavell is also one of the biggest names in environmental forestry and was selected the National Tree Farmer of the Year in the United...

FLA Signs onto Ocean Policy Initiative

FLA Signs onto Ocean Policy Initiative

The Forest Landowners Association signed on to a letter by the National Ocean Policy Coalition urging President-elect Joe Biden to continue collaborative, transparent, and balanced multi-use ocean policies within the existing statutory framework that support economic...

Welcome to the Family

Welcome to the Family

FLA Membership of Private Forest Landowners Continued to Grow in 2020 Across All Sizes and Geographic Regions The fact that FLA’s mantra is focused on the economic viability and prosperity of family forest landowners resonates across the country as families and forest...