FLA Membership of Family Forest Landowners Continues to Grow in All Sizes and Geographic Regions

The fact that FLA’s mantra is focus on the economic viability and prosperity of family forest landowners resonates across the country as families and forest landowners of all sizes, stature and regions of the country continue to look toward FLA to promote their interests on the national level.

In 2019 we welcomed 172 new family forest landowners and related businesses from 30 states. FLA’s members all have a vested interest in our mission to ensure an expanding economic climate that enables America’s forest landowners to prosper from their timber resources. As well as the shared vision for forest landowners to be acknowledged for the economic and environmental contributions their working forests make to society.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHTS

       Green Diamond | Washington
Green Diamond Resource Company is a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company. They own and manage working forest land in eight states in the western and southern US

                  Horizon Capital Partners | Arkansas
Horizon Capital Partners is actively involved in the ownership and management of land and timber in Southwest Arkansas. As one of the largest family-owned and operated land and timber businesses in Southwestern Arkansas, HCP manages 67,000 acres of land and timber with an eye towards building long-term value. For over 40 years, Ross Whipple has invested in timber, with his career beginning under the guidance of his cousin and mentor, Jane Ross, and has managed and grown through acquisitions the Whipple family’s timberland since 1976.

          Jordan Lumber | North Carolina
Jordan Lumber & Supply, started in Mt. Gilead, North Carolina in 1939, has become one of the most respected mills on the east coast as well as one of the largest privately-owned lumber companies in the country. By replanting six times more trees than we harvest- more than 15 million trees planted since 1973

                    Pardee Resources | Pennsylvania
Tracing its roots back to 1840 when Ariovistus Pardee started his first coal mining operation in Northeastern Pennsylvania, today Pardee Resources Company owns and manages natural resource and energy assets including coal, timberland, oil, natural gas, and alternative energy assets. Pardee Resources manages and leases timberland in Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky.

Port Blakely | Washington
With family owners whose roots in forestry run five generations deep, Port Blakely takes the long view, advancing the science and practice of sustainable forestry for the greater good. Port Blakely has forest holding in the Pacific Northwest US and owns and manages working forests in New Zealand. Port Blakely’s portfolio encompasses three divisions: US Forestry, NZ Forestry, and Pacific Lumber & Shipping known as PLS International.