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.
OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
SC ACF and SC SAF will be hosting a Leadership Workshop on June 14, 2017 at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence, SC. This meeting is open to the public and is not limited to South Carolina members of either organization. Topics will include leadership ideas, membership issues and concerns, meeting planning, working with volunteers, ideas for meetings and resources available to leaders. Early registration (before June 1) will be $40 for ACF or SAF members ($60 for non-members) and will include lunch, coffeebreaks,and meeting materials. 5.5 hours of CFE's have been assigned to this meeting. For more information, contact Pat Straka at 864-646-4859 or [email protected].