Maryland Forests Association, Inc. (MFA), is Maryland's voice for forest, wildlife, and natural resource management. The MFA website is a tool to learn about Maryland's issues concerning forest resources, forest land ownership, forest management, and the forest products industry.
That there's more to our forests than trees and that forest conservation is best accomplished through education; for ourselves and for all who benefit from our forest resources. Our "Faces of Forestry" public perception campaign is an effort to increase the awareness and understanding of the benefits of sustainable forest management in Maryland. All of the profile stories can be found on our BLOG.
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News and Highlights
FORESTRY DAY IN ANNAPOLIS
MFA and MD/DE SAF are hosting a "Forestry Day in Annapolis" at the Governor Calvert House on January 31st. For more information and to register, visit our BLOG. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
MFA DICK STANFIELD SCHOLARSHIP
Congratulations to Sidney Kiser and Noah Mason, the recipients of the 2022/2023 scholarship. They each received $500 to further their education. To learn more, visit the latest edition of the CrossCut. MFA is accepting scholarship applications for the 2023/2024 school year. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2022. Apply today
FREDERICK COUNTY FORESTRY FORUM
Join MFA as we host a Forestry Forum to call attention to the challenges and opportunities for fostering forest sustainability in Frederick County. We will bring together experts, county and state officials, and local forest stakeholders to communicate information about the county’s forests, landowners, and forest enterprises. Click here for more details and registration.
NEW MEMORIAL FUND ESTABLISHED
In memory of Joseph Russell Smith, Sr. a lifetime logger from Anne Arundel County. The funds will be used financially aid loggers with critical needs that are injured on the job, or the families of loggers killed on the job. Please donate today by clicking here.
FRAMING THE FUTURE WEBINARS
MFA recognizes the importance of legislative policies in shaping management decisions at broad scales and at the local level. To promote a better understanding of policies influencing how forests in Maryland are managed, we have partnered with the Maryland Forestry Foundation and other program sponsors to deliver a free monthly webinar series to provide education and discussion on various aspects of forest and environmental policy. The Framing the Future webinars can be viewed live on the third Thursday of each month at 1 PM. MFA will post registration information for upcoming webinars on our social media platforms. To view previously recorded webinars visit: https://www.marylandforestryfoundation.org/index.cfm?event=webinar-series