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. 

Type: Resources

This document, prepared by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, provides:

  • An overview of the health of Michigan's forests
  • Review of the DNR's Forest Health Program 
  • Insect and diseases overview
  • Review of forest decline

 

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 USFS released its summary report on the US forestry industry. The report outlines the condition of the industry over the last 5 years and proposed actions to adapt to a transforming industry sector. 

An estimated 20 million acres of Michigan's land is devoted to forests. These forests generate jobs that employ over 150,000 Michiganians and contribute $12 billion to Michigan's economy. Who owns this land? The largest landowner in Michigan is individual private landowners.

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 

Up-to-date information on wood product consumption, statewise economic impact and more. 

THE SFI LABEL is among the leading certified-sustainable product labels, and consumers are actively looking for eco-labels. Seventy-two percent of companies agree that eco-labels contribute to better purchasing decisions.

Michigan forests have always been important to the quality of life of Michigan citizens. But our demands on forests continue to grow and to change. To maintain our quality of life, the way we manage our forests will also change.

There are about 20,000 logging businesses across the United States, employing approximately 100,000 people.

Find information on OSHA standards here. 

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