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, biomass, roadways, and many more regulations that affect our membership.

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Donate to the Massachusetts Forest Alliance today by calling Annette at (617)-455-9918 or mailing your donation to

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Membership

Become a member today!

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. In addition to representing the forest community at the state and local levels, MFA offers educational seminars and continuing education workshops for landowners and industry professionals. Topics often center around forestry practices, regulation, and policy.

Annual Fund

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Forest Alliance, I would like to thank all those who made a contribution to our 2016-2017 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.

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The Massachusetts – Rhode Island Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation will hold its summer meeting at the Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary in Wales on July 21st from 10 a.m. to 3:30 pm.
Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary
9:00 am
Thinking about making improvements to your woodlot to attract pollinators? Maybe birds, deer or rabbits are more your thing? Whatever you’re trying to attract, join Tree Farmers Ginny and Tom Chrisenton and our other instructors[...]
High Ridge Tree Farm
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
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Massachusetts Project Learning Tree will hold an Environmental Education for Early Childhood workshop on Saturday, August 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation in Sutton.
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation Visitors Center
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Massachusetts Project Learning Tree will hold a Multi-Disciplinary Environmental Activity Workshop for Elementary-Age Educators on Wednesday, August 8th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Notch Visitor Center at Mt. Holyoke Range State Park on[...]
Notch Visitors Center
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
9:00 am
UMass Extension will hold a Forest Tree & Shrub Insect Workshop at Fernald Hall at UMass Amherst on August 9th from 9 am to 3:30 p.m.
Fernald Hall, UMass Amherst

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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