raft passing by Sitka, Alaska
Alaska Sitka Spruce
"The mission of the Alaska Forest Association
is to promote a healthy, growing forest-based industry
in Alaska and to provide cost effective insurance and pension
benefits and other services as determined by the membership."
"The purpose of the Council is to promote
the expansion of export markets for primary and secondary
softwood products manufactured in the United States." The
Division of Community Advocacy is a member
of the council.
for International Trade in Forest Products (UW)
"Through programs of research, education,
and outreach, CINTRAFOR works to improve knowledge of export
trade and to train professionals competent in the analysis
and interpretation of trade problems, issues, and policies."
Department of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry
"As set forth in law, the mission is to achieve
quality land management under the sustainable multiple-use
management concept to meet the diverse needs of the people...
Mike Dombeck, Chief, USDA Forest Service."
Forest Products Lab
"The Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) in Madison, Wisconsin, serves the
public as the nation's leading wood research institute. Research concentrates
on pulp and paper products, housing and structural uses of wood, wood preservation,
wood and fungi identification, and finishing and restoration of wood products."
"This site was constructed as a resource for
finding Internet information on the forest products industry,
products, wood science and technology, wood engineering, forest
products marketing, wood industry associations, wood industry
consultants, wood industry data sources, and wood products-based
"The Premier Information Resource
for the Forest Products Industry."
Wood Products Association
"Western Wood Products Association is a trade
association representing softwood lumber manufacturers in
the 12 Western states, from the Canadian border south to
and from the West Coast to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
The Association also provides services in Alaska."
"Information Services for the Forest
"Changing the way the world wild forest industry connects."