Initiatives

Tree Farm

A Tree Farm is a woodland that is managed to grow forest products, protect important resources and wildlife habitats, while safeguarding our environment.

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Modern Wood Heat

What is Modern Wood Heat?

People worldwide have heated with wood for thousands of years.  New Englanders are no exception and have long depended on native forests to provide wood for warmth.  But set aside old images of the inefficient fireplace and smoking wood stove. New technology has made wood burning appliances a truly modern way to use this traditional fuel.

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Policy

The Massachusetts Forest Alliance represents and advocates on behalf of forest landowners, industry professionals, businesses, and others who support a strong, sustainable forest economy in the Commonwealth. MFA works on a variety of policy initiatives, including tax programs, property zoning, modern wood heat, forest management, and many more regulations that affect our membership.

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Donate to the Massachusetts Forest Alliance online by clicking the Donate button at the top of the page or mail your donation to the address at the bottom of the page.

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The Massachusetts Forest Alliance is the leading organization representing forest landowners and industry professionals in Massachusetts. MFA works tirelessly on your behalf to advocate for a strong, sustainable forest economy.

Annual Fund

Thanks to all those who made a contribution to our 2017-2018 Annual Fund Campaign. Your gift is what makes the Forest Alliance possible. The organization strongly depends on members like you who generously choose to give above and beyond your annual dues. Because of you, MFA will have the resources to continue to work on your behalf to ensure that woodland owners and forest professionals are well-represented in the Commonwealth.

Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and the Waterman Conservation Education Center will hold an How Deer Affect Your Woods webinar on September 30th from 7 to 8 pm on Zoom
online
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
8:00 am
The New Hampshire Professional Loggers Program will hold a Safe and Productive Felling workshop on October 1st from 8 am to 3 pm at Silver Lake State Park in Hollis, NH
Silver Lake State Park
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
4:00 pm
Mass Wildlife is holding a series of Thursday afternoon Wildlife Habitat Site Walks around the state this fall to show how woodlands can be managed to provide suitable habitat for different types of wildlife.  At[...]
Muddy Brook Wildlife Management Area
4:00 pm
Spectacular Use of Wood at UMass Design Building The Building & Construction Technology Program at UMass will host a Forests, Forestry & Climate Change: How New England Forests Can Play an Important Role in Mitigating[...]
online
1:00 pm
Southern Regional Extension Forestry will hold a Possible Biological Control of Tree of Heaven webinar on October 7th at 1 pm EDT.
online

The Massachusetts Forest Alliance advocates on behalf of our members for a strong, sustainable forest economy, responsible forest management practices, private land equity, and the continuation of working forests on public and private lands. The Massachusetts Forest Alliance was founded in 2012 for the purpose of representing and advocating for citizens and businesses who support a strong, sustainable forest economy. Three previously separate groups voted to combine their resources into one organization, to provide a unified and consistent voice in matters of forest policy.

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