Pictured: Angus Lafaye -- Distinguished Service Award, Pat Dorn -- SC Tree Farmer of the Year, Josh Key -- SC Logger of the Year, Amy Umberger -- Educator of the Year, State Forester Gene Kodama's recognition plaque presented by Bart Sabine (left), and Mac Rhodes (left) being honored for his service as FASC Chairman with a plaque presented by Bart Sabine on behalf of the Association. For additional photos and information, see the Annual Meeting section on this website.
The FORESTRY ASSOCIATION of South Carolina is a private, non-profit organization of individuals and companies dedicated to forest conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources.
The Forestry Association represents landowners, pulp and paper mills, lumber mills, wood processors, logging companies, foresters, sportsmen and hunt clubs. The Association advocates for a business friendly climate for our landowners and forest industry while promoting conservation and sustainability of South Carolina's forests.
We proudly serve 2,500 members and trained timber professionals who grow, manage, harvest, and process the forest resource.
To maintain and secure adoption of local, state, and federal policies that encourage management, utilization, and conservation of forest resources while maintaining or strengthening the pro-business climate for the wood and paper products industry.
Sustainable forests that provide social, economic, and environmental benefits.
SC Forestry Facts and Information
The total economic impact of South Carolina's forest industry is more than $21 Billion annually. With a delivered value of $783,894,293, timber is the state’s leading cash crop.
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