Benefits of Membership

  • Networking with mills, foresters and loggers that are your markets.
  • Annual forecast of legislative action at area meetings and weekly updates on the legislative session.
  • Evolving communication programs that include a weekly e-newsletter, the monthly “Forestry Monitor,” and daily radio education campaigns via Metro News.
  • Educational and inter-community networking opportunities at A. B. Brooks Symposium and the Annual Association Meeting.
  • Free monthly advertising in the Timber Trader marketing bulletins
  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative program
  • Project Learning Tree program
  • Tree Farm program
  • Representation, through WVFA, on the WV Agriculture & Forestry Hall of Fame, WV Conservation Education Council, Appalachian Forest Heritage Area Association, WV Business and Industries Council, WV Chamber of Commerce, Potomac Highlands Cooperative Weed and Pest Management Area, WV Fairs and Festivals Association and before the Legislature's Forest Management Review Commission and Rural Caucus.
  • Workshops on OSHA/Safety, First Aid/CPR/BBP, woodland ownership, stewardship, certification, wood preservation, logging and online webinars.
  • A heightened profile via The State Fair, The Forest Festival and other fairs & festivals. 
  • Loggers are automatic members of the West Virginia Loggers Council.