The Michigan Forest Products Council Foundation is a non-proft 501(c)(3) organization committed to its mission to educate and inform Michiganians about the benefits of sustainable management of Michigan's natural forest resources. 

Type: Resources

Find out from students, professors and recruiters why the paper and packaging industry is always green and always growing. 

 

View a PDF of the state of the forestry industry in Michigan from 2012, developed by Dr. Larry Leefers, Forest Economist, Michigan State University. 

View a PDF developed by forestry industry specialists and experts for the 2013 Forest Products Summit. 

The U.S. trucking industry is effectively needing to replace the entire workforce every year (100% turnover) and new legislation is making it very difficult to attract and retain people. In 2015, the U.S. will have a 250,000 deficit in truck drivers. 

On Earth Day, April 23, 2013, Governor Rick Snyder called a Forest Products Summit to bring to light the issues and opportunities currently facing the industry. The Governor highlight three questions the industry must address for long-term success: 

The materials used in this video were developed with support from the USA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory. This video belongs to the American Forest & Paper Asssociation (AF&PA)

The Michigan Arbor Day Alliance (MADA) is a coalition of organizations and agencies dedicated to the promotion and celebration of Arbor Day throughout Michigan.  MADA reaches this goal through year-round youth and community programming. 

Provided here are informational brochure/s for you to download, print & distribute. 

If you would like printed copies mailed to you, please specify how many and email us at info@michiganforest.com 

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