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Timber Harvesting Safety
I feel like I owe everything I have in this world to the timber industry. My grandpa and both my parents worked in the industry. My high school mascot was the Timber Jacks and my college mascot was the Lumber Jacks. From my education to every car or home I have owned, this business has helped me pay for everything.
As the days grow longer, the logging season in the Lake States begins to slow, eventually giving way to spring thaw. The logging roads built with a combination of ice and snow, compaction, and dedication begin to yield to the warming sun.
Are you familiar with the FRA website? Our website provides many resources for members at both the regional and national level. Below are some of the many useful tools accessible on the FRA website:

Maine’s forest industry has been through a few rough years. In the last several years, there have been six mill closures and half of the state’s softwood pulpwood market have disappeared.

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