MFPC actively promotes the family-sustaining employment of Michigan's loggers. Each year Michigan's 1,500 logging firms produce around 4 million cords of fiber, providing the necessary resource to manufacture our everyday products. MFPC is a leader in protecting fiber industry jobs, increasing logger safety, and educating loggers on certified sustainable practices. 

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The Michigan Forest Products Council applauds the annoucement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it has released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Rover natural gas pipeline project. 

Check out the rules to the MFPC Photo Contest here!

On February 9, 2016 the International Marketing Program at MDARD and the Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan hosted the Expanding Your Exports seminar at the MSU Henry Center. 

View the documents below that were covered at the seminar. 

This publication is part of a series that provides an overview of the presence of invasive plant species monitored on an extensive systematic network of plots measured by the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station (NRS). 

This revision of the 1987 silvicultural guide (Leak et al. 1987) includes updated and expanded silvicultural information on northern hardwoods as well as additional information on wildlife habitat and the management of mixed-wood and northern hardwood-oak stands. 

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. 

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