This FRA Region managed by Vickie Hoffart, serving members in 12 Western states, works to improve wood fiber quality, forest biomass utilization, and wood fiber transportation safety and efficiency, while working with allied associations to defend access to the Western forest resource. The Region hosts two annual Region Meetings, and compiles a monthly report on Fiber Use and Clean Air/Green Power Energy.
Forest Resources Association Inc.
2839 W Kennewick Ave #174
Kennewick, WA 99336
Ron Gray: 2015 Western Region Forestry Activist
Ed and Connie Bryant: 2015 Western Region Outstanding Logger
Former Simpson Tideflats sawmill on the block again
Too many dead trees: Sierra sawmills face a backlog
Sawmills struggle to break even with “thinning” on public lands (Duane Vaagen)
Peter Foster: At Last, A Canadian Corporate Hero
Forestry Board Weighs Bigger Logging Buffers to Cool Streams
Roseburg's forestry workers get $10M boost from investor
Columbia Falls sawmill announces layoffs, cites timber blocked by litigation
Young Growth Timber
Feds allow logging after huge California wildfire
KapStone's Longview Mill Upgrades Its Sustainable Forestry Certifications to Now Include SFI and PEFC Chain-of-Custody
Forest Mapping Study May Help Managers Identify Regions with Multiple Threat Potential
First Ever “Women in Wood” Build Day Benefits Ottawa First Nations Family
Nordic Sawmills Expand Lumber Shipments to Non-European Markets from 27% to 43%
‘Watering the forest for the trees’ Emerging as Priority for Forest Management
2016 FRA Annual Meeting, May 4-6, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2016 FRA Western Region Spring Meeting, May 25-27, 2016, Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Oregon
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2016 FRA Western Region Fall Meeting, September 27-29, 2016, Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho