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 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.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold two one-hour Forest Connect Look Beyond the Leaves Tree Identification webinars on February 20th at noon and 7 p.m.
online
Feb 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
8:30 am
© Julia Schwab/pixabay.com Cape Cod Cooperative Extension will hold a Tree Health Update workshop at the Hyannis Golf Course on February 22nd from 9 am to 2 pm.
Hyannis Golf Course
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
9:30 am
Massachusetts Project Learning Tree will hold an Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood and Project Learning Tree’s classic PreK-8 Curriculum workshop for in-school, O.S.T. and Early Childhood Educators on Saturday, February 23rd at the Regatta Point Conference[...]
Regatta Point, Quinsigamond State Park
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
What is the effect of using ashes from wood burning as a soil amendment? That is what will be discussed in an one-hour Canadian Institute of Forestry e-lecture on February 27th from 1:30 to 2:30[...]
online
7:00 pm
The Plainfield Tree Alliance will hold a program on Street Tree Maintenance: the Role of Volunteers at the Town Hall on Main Street on Thursday, February 28th from 7 to 8:15 pm.
Plainfield Town Hall

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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