Forest-related organizations


American Forests American Forests is creating healthy and resilient forests from cities to wilderness that deliver essential benefits for climate, people, water and wildlife.

Big Trees of Idaho – A national program to locate, measure, and recognize the largest individual tree species in Idaho

The Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials – (CORRIM) has been organized to update and expand a 1976 report by the National Academy of Science regarding the impacts of producing and using renewable materials.

Cradle of Forestry in America

Dovetail Partners Inc – Dovetail Partners provides information about the impacts and trade-offs of environmental decisions, including consumption choices, land use, and policy alternatives.

Elmia Wood – Elmia Wood is the world´s largest forestry trade fair. Leading manufacturers will be demonstrating their newest products and methods at full work in the forest.

FPInnovations – Research and development in forest engineering areas such as wood harvesting, silviculture operations, transportation of wood, forest roads, and small-scale forest technology.

Fire Adapted – Coalition committed to helping people and communities in the wildland-urban interface adapt to living with wildfire and reduce their risk for damage, without compromising firefighter or civilian safety

Forest Business Network – Check out 24 ways forestry improves our lives.

Forest Certification Resource Center – Provides comprehensive, objective information and customized tools to a broad audience interested in forest management, forest certification and responsible wood and paper purchasing.

Forests Forever – Forestry, timber and the environment! – Forests Forever – A Campaign for Wood. Facts and data for students, specifiers, journalists and environmentalists. News, puzzles, quizzes and the Real Wood Guide to timber species and applications.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Forestry – A complete site on forestry including hundreds of links, current and past articles and an active forestry bulletin board. This site provides information on forestry employment, a beginners guide.

Forest Images

Forest Photos – Browse historic photos from the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service image database.

Lumber Quality Institute – Provides the tools necessary to improve quality and process control through educational training programs and consultation services.

US Forest Service Research and Development Forest Products

Montana Tree Farm Program – A nationwide community of nearly 70,000 landowners linked by a desire to manage their woodlands effectively.

National Alliance of Forest Owners – (NAFO) website dedicated to offering information to inform the national dialogue on renewable biomass energy from wood.

Random Lengths – The source for information on forest products markets.

Think Wood – A Renewable and Responsible Choice.

RISI – Information for and about the global forest products industry.

Rocky Mountain Tree-Ring Research – A database of ancient trees.

Timber Processing – In-depth coverage of the softwood and hardwood lumber worldwide markets.

Timber Harvesting – Publication focusing on equipment and business information, commentary on U.S. wood fiber supply chain.

Wood Products Council – A portal to find reliable resources on wood and wood products.

Paper Because – Paper is good…pass it on.