FRA Appalachian Region

Appalachian Region 500

FRA’s Appalachian Region, managed by Rick Meyer, serves FRA members throughout the stretch of mountainous area bordered by Pennsylvania, Missouri, Tennessee, and western North Carolina. It focuses on improving timber harvesting and transportation safety, efficiency, and environmental performance. Trucking safety and logging and trucking labor challenges are current issues of concern. The Region conducts a two-day Annual Meeting in the fall.


Contact the FRA Appalachian Region

Rick Meyer, Region Manager
Forest Resources Association
8848 Boones Chapel Road
Boones Mill, VA  24065
540-798-1721
rmeyer@forestresources.org

The video below from Tennessee Wild Side featuring Thompson Appalachian Hardwoods in Huntland, TN and also the TN Dept. of Agriculture Division of Forestry Forest Inventory & Analysis Unit highlights the importance of a family-owned sawmill in rural Tennessee as well as the ways the Tennessee Division of Forestry FIA Unit provides the information needed for our mills to plan for our resource today and tomorrow.
The award recognizes the packaging company’s commitment to responsible forestry.
Pennsylvania hardwoods are known throughout the world for their quality, beauty and sustainability. Pennsylvania leads the nation in the production and export of hardwood lumber.
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