Private Landowner References


The following internet links provide timber-related information for private forest landowners. For a printable PDF version, click here

South-wide Resources Louisiana South Carolina
Alabama Maryland Tennessee
Arkansas Mississippi Texas
Florida North Carolina Virginia
Georgia Oklahoma West Virginia
Kentucky

South-Wide Resources


Forest Landowners Association
http://www.forestlandowners.com
Magazine for private forest landowners: directory of markets for wood: hunting lease liability insurance and more.

Association of Consulting Foresters of America
http://www.acf-foresters.org
Contact information for professional foresters who practice consulting forestry: forest inventory: forest management and assistance with timber sales/regeneration.

Southern Regional Extension Forestry
http://www.sref.info
Master Tree Farmer courses: links to other resources.

American Loggers Council
http://www.amloggers.com
Contact information for state logging associations plus best practices for loggers and statements regarding policy issues.

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Alabama


Alabama State Forester - Greg Pate; phone: 334.240.9304
e-mail: Greg.Pate "at" alabama.gov

Alabama Forestry Commission - phone: 334.240.9300
website: http://www.forestry.alabama.gov

Alabama Forestry Association - phone: 334.481.2135
website: http://www.alaforestry.org

Alabama Forest Owners Association - phone: 205.987.8811
website: http://www.afoa.org

Alabama Loggers Council - phone: 334.481.2130
website: http://www.alaforestry.org/?page=3

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Arkansas


Arkansas State Forester - Joe Fox; phone: 501.296.1941
e-mail: Joe.Fox "at" arkansas.gov

Arkansas Forestry Commission - phone: 501.296.1940
website: http://forestry.arkansas.gov

Arkansas Forestry Association - phone: 501.374.2441
website: http://www.arkforests.org

Arkansas Timber Producers Association - phone: 501.224.2232
website: http://www.arkloggers.com

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Florida


Florida State Forester - James Karels; phone: 850.681.5825
e-mail: Jim.Karels "at" freshfromflorida.gov

Florida Forest Service - phone: 850.681.5800
website: http://www.freshfromflorida.comDivisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service

Florida Forestry Association - phone: 850.222.5646
website: http://floridaforest.org

Southeastern Wood Producers Association - phone: 904.845.7133
website: http://www.swpa.ag

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Georgia


Georgia State Forester - Robert Farris; phone: 478.751.3480
e-mail: bfarris "at" gfc.state.ga.us

Georgia Forestry Commission - phone: 478.751.3500
website: http://www.gfc.state.ga.us

Georgia Forestry Association - phone: 478.992.8110
website: http://www.gfagrow.org

Southeastern Wood Producers Association - phone: 904.845.7133
website: http://www.swpa.ag

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Kentucky


Kentucky State Forester - Leah W. MacSwords; phone: 502.564.4496
email: leah.macswords "at" ky.gov

Kentucky Division of Forestry - phone: 502.564.4496
website: http://forestry.ky.gov

Kentucky Forest Industries Association - phone: 502.695.3979
website: http://www.kfia.org

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Louisiana


Louisiana State Forester - Wade Dubea; phone: 225.925.4500
e-mail: wdubea "at" ldaf.state.la.us

Louisiana Dept of Agriculture & Forestry - phone: 225.922.1234
website: http://www.ldaf.state.la.us

Louisiana Forestry Association - phone: 318.443.2558
website: http://www.laforestry.com

Louisiana Logging Council - phone: 318.472.6407
website: http://laforestry.com/Programs/LouisianaLoggingCouncil.aspx

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Maryland


Maryland State Forester - Donald VanHassent; phone: 410.260.8531
email: donald.vanhassent "at" maryland.gov

Maryland Forest Service - phone: 410.260.8531
website: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/Forests

Maryland Forests Association - phone: 410.823.1789
website: http://www.mdforests.org

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Mississippi


Mississippi State Forester - Charlie W. Morgan; phone: 601.359.2801
e-mail: cmorgan "at" mfc.state.ms.us

Mississippi Forestry Commission - phone: 601.359.1386
website: http://www.mfc.state.ms.us

Mississippi Forestry Association - phone: 601.354.4936
website: http://www.msforestry.net

Mississippi Loggers Association - phone: 601.776.5754
website: http://www.msloggers.org

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North Carolina


North Carolina State Forester - David Lane; phone: 919.857.4854
email: david.lane "at" ncagr.gov

North Carolina Forest Service - phone: 919.857.4801 website: http://ncforestservice.gov/index.htm

North Carolina Forestry Association - phone: 919.834.3943
website: http://www.ncforestry.org

North Carolina Professional Loggers Association - phone: 252.432.1903
website: http://www.ncloggers.com

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Oklahoma


Oklahoma State Forester - George Geissler; phone: 405.522.6158
email: george.geissler "at" ag.ok.gov

Oklahoma Forestry Service - phone: 405.522.6158
website: http://www.forestry.ok.gov

Oklahoma Forestry Association - phone: 580.326.0200
website: http://oklahomaforestry.org

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South Carolina


South Carolina State Forester - Henry E. "Gene" Kodama; phone: 803.896.8800
e-mail: kodama "at" forestry.state.sc.us

South Carolina Forestry Commission - phone: 803.896.8800
website: http://www.state.sc.us/forest

South Carolina Forestry Association - phone: 803.798.4170
website: http://www.scforestry.org

South Carolina Timber Producers Association - phone: 803.957.9919
website: http://scloggers.com

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Tennessee


Tennessee State Forester - Jere Jeter phone: 615.837.5435
email: jere.jeter "at" tn.gov

Tennessee Division of Forestry - phone: 615.837.5103
website: http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/topic/ag-eac-forestry

Tennessee Forestry Association - phone: 615.883.3832
website: http://www.tnforestry.com

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Texas


Texas State Forester - Tom Boggus; phone: 979.458.6600
e-mail: tboggus "at" tfs.tamu.edu

Texas Forest Service - phone: 979.458.6600
website: http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu

Texas Forestry Association - phone: 936.632.8733
website: http://texasforestry.org

Texas Logging Council - phone: 936.632.8733
website: http://www.texasforestry.org/programs/council/

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Virginia


Virginia State Forester - Bettina Ring; phone: 434.220.9047
e-mail: bettina.ring "at" dof.virginia.gov

Virginia Department of Forestry - phone: 434.977.6555
website: http://www.dof.virginia.gov

Virginia Forestry Association - phone: 804.278.8733
website: http://www.vaforestry.org

Virginia Forest Products Association - phone: 804.737.5625
website: http://www.vfpa.net

Virginia Loggers Association - phone: 434.589.1942
website: http://www.valoggers.org

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West Virginia


West Virginia State Forester - C. Randall Dye; phone: 304.558.2788 x51766
email: C.Randy.Dye "at" wv.gov

West Virginia Division of Forestry - phone: 304.558.2788
website: http://www.wvforestry.com

West Virginia Forestry Association - phone: 304.372.1955
website: http://www.wvfa.org

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