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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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: 

See the attached PDF for a complete list of training sessions scheduled for 2014, March through December. 

Upcoming training sessions and session details can also be found in the MFPC calendar at www.michiganforest.com/events

 

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 

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