Louisiana Forestry Association

Louisiana Forestry Association A non-profit trade association made up of forest landowners, foresters, loggers and related businesses.
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Interesting!
05/19/2019

Interesting!

"Not all large trees are old and not all small trees are young." It's not a riddle - it's science! Check out this new article in Forest Science on decoupling the diameter-age debate.
Click here: http://bit.ly/2VwnXER

"Although tree size is an important ecosystem component, this study highlights how inflexible approaches, such as broad application of diameter caps, may be ineffective for achieving some desired conditions particularly in the long-term."

#ScienceSaturday #SilvicultureSaturday #Silviculture #ForestScience #ForestScienceJ #SAFJournals #Forestry #ForestManagement #PonderosaPine #Restoration

Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Tell Us
05/19/2019
Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Tell Us

Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Tell Us

Studying the historical data stored in centuries-old trees is a burgeoning field, with labs around the world learning more about historical patterns of weather and climate and the effects on humans.

05/15/2019

The LFA raccoon “Becky” has resurfaced - scrounging for healthy eating alternative food items 😂

Southern Group of State Foresters
05/14/2019

Southern Group of State Foresters

A Good Neighbor Authority agreement between the USDA Forest Service and the Alabama Forestry Commission was signed, allowing them to work together across boundaries to perform watershed #restoration and #forestmanagement services on #publiclands. More at: http://ow.ly/h7pz50u3L4g

05/07/2019
forestproud

forestproud

A log barge unloading its cargo. No, this is not an accident! For manufacturing facilities located on the water, this is the most efficient way to deliver. It avoids emissions from multiple smaller truck deliveries and also has the benefit of keeping logs wet to prevent fire or splitting #forestproud

credit: u/bsurfn2day

State budget heads to House floor
05/06/2019
Panel OKs $30 billion state budget | laforestry

State budget heads to House floor

BATON ROUGE — The House Appropriations Committee on Monday advanced a $30 billion state operating budget that would include $1,200 raises for public school tea

So this should parallel with former coal-fired generates to make electricity.https://bit.ly/2WmkDso
05/06/2019
Field study finds pellet-fed stoves cut air pollutant emissions 90%

So this should parallel with former coal-fired generates to make electricity.

https://bit.ly/2WmkDso

A field study finds that a new cookstove design, which makes use of compressed wood pellets, reduces air pollution by about 90% for a range of contaminants associated with health problems and climate change. The findings stem from a Rwanda field study designed to test the performance of the stoves i...

Study Shows a Difference Between the Effects of Controlled Burns vs. Wildfires
05/02/2019
Study Shows a Difference Between the Effects of Controlled Burns vs. Wildfires

Study Shows a Difference Between the Effects of Controlled Burns vs. Wildfires

Controlled burns are often used to help reduce and contain wildfires, but it turns out which burn is occurring can actually have an effect on your health, according to research presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).

05/02/2019

Our friends in Georgia are sponsoring a continuing education seminar on Logging Cost Analysis. Check out our website for details.

https://bit.ly/2V8PonO

State of the forest?https://bit.ly/2L1CPGh
04/29/2019
The State of the Forest

State of the forest?

https://bit.ly/2L1CPGh

The United States forest products industry accounts for approximately four percent of the nation’s total manufacturing GDP, producing over $200 billion in products every year. To keep tabs on the condition and status of America’s forest resources over time, the USDA Forest Service Forest Invento...

Society of American Foresters
04/27/2019

Society of American Foresters

Every day is Earth Day for forestry and natural resource professionals! Managing and studying forests and trees is certainly a labor of love for SAF members across the country. Thank you for all you do to support clean and abundant water and air, recreation, sustainable products, and vibrant communities!

#EarthDay #ThankAForester #forestproud #SAFMembers #Forests #Trees #ThankYou #SAFMembers #JoinSAF

Shout out to La Tech Forestry folks helping so much. Prayers continue for our friends in the Ruston area.
04/27/2019

Shout out to La Tech Forestry folks helping so much. Prayers continue for our friends in the Ruston area.

Louisiana Forestry Association and Louisiana Logging Council scored a big victory in the Legislature this week when the ...
04/26/2019

Louisiana Forestry Association and Louisiana Logging Council scored a big victory in the Legislature this week when the House overwhelmingly passed the bill to reduce commercial truck and automobile liability insurance!

HB 372 presented by Rep. Kirk Talbot was supported by strong leadership from the business community and many other organizations and associations.

Thanks to Rep. Jack McFarland and all House members who supported loggers and the efforts of the Louisiana Logging Council to reduce insurance rates by voting Yea:

Abraham, Edmonds, McFarland
Abramson, Emerson, McMahen
Amedee, Falconer, Miguez
Anders, Foil, Miller, G.
Bacala, Garofalo, Morris, Jay
Bagley, Gisclair, Morris, Jim
Barras, Glover, Moss
Berthelot, Guinn, Muscarello
Billiot, Harris, L., Pearson
Bishop, Henry, Pope
Bourriaque, Hodges, Pugh
Brass, Hoffmann, Richard
Brown, C., Hollis, Schexnayder
Brown, T., Horton, Seabaugh
Carmody, Howard, Simon
Carter, S., Huval, Stagni
Chaney, Ivey, Stokes
Connick, Johnson, M., Talbot
Coussan, LaCombe Thomas
Crews, Landry, N., Turner
Davis, Leopold, White
DuBuisson, Mack, Wright
Dwight, Magee, Zeringue

The Nay votes below wanted to keep your insurance costs where they are today and growing:

Armes, Hill, LeBas
Bagneris, Jackson, Leger
Bouie, James, Lyons
Carpenter, Jefferson, Marcelle
Carter, G., Jenkins, Marino
Cox, Johnson, R., Miller, D.
Duplessis, Jones, Moore
Franklin, Jordan, Norton
Gaines, Landry, T., Pierre
Harris, J., Larvadain, Smith

The next step for this legislation is a Senate Committee made up primarily of attorneys. The proposed legislation is expected to be heard in the next couple weeks.

The Louisiana Logging Council will attend the Senate Committee meeting and be a strong advocate for loggers.

Southern Group of State Foresters
04/26/2019

Southern Group of State Foresters

How would you like this as your office view? Brian Wharton, a Forest Inventory & Analysis Coordinator, and Kellie Eldridge, a Forest Inventory & Analysis Forester, snapped this shot while at work for the Mississippi Forestry Commission. This plot is located in Itawamba County in northeast Mississippi. #MyOfficeToday #ILoveMyJob #GreenJobs

‘It’s the season. Please be careful.
04/23/2019

‘It’s the season. Please be careful.

Keep your eyes open, folks! This is a picture of SLC Board Member - Greg Williams of Saline, Louisiana. He killed this HUGE rattle snake while clearing out a logging set this morning in north Louisiana near Dubberly.

Congratulations!! To Jeff Zeringue for receiving the Presidential Award at the LA Press Association.  The award is given...
04/23/2019

Congratulations!! To Jeff Zeringue for receiving the Presidential Award at the LA Press Association. The award is given for outstanding service to journalism and the profession.

Montana Logging
04/23/2019

Montana Logging

Our condolences for the family of Marc Dupuy Jr.  for his loss. For his friends in the LFA community, arrangements are s...
04/22/2019
View Marc Dupuy's Obituary on thetowntalk.com and share memories

Our condolences for the family of Marc Dupuy Jr. for his loss. For his friends in the LFA community, arrangements are set for tomorrow with Visitation from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville, followed by a 1 p.m. funeral service at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marksville.

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetowntalk/obituary.aspx?n=marc-dupuy&pid=192622074

Marc Dupuy, Jr. Marksville - Funeral services for Marc Dupuy, Jr. will be held at 1 p.m. on April 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marksvill

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