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.

Learn More
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.

Learn More
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.

Learn More

Support MFA

Donate

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.

Join

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.

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.

Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Massachusetts Forester Licensing Board will meet on June 17th at DCR’s Amherst Field Office at 5 p.m.
DCR Field Office
9:00 am
The Department of Conservation & Recreation will hold a Forest Cutting Practices workshop for licensed timber harvesters at the Chartley Market on Route 118 in Rehoboth on June 18th from 9 am to noon.
Chartley Market
3:00 pm
The Department of Conservation & Recreation will hold a Forest Cutting Practices workshop for licensed timber harvesters at the Old Barn at Myles Standish State Forest in South Carver on June 18th from 3 to[...]
Old Barn at Myles Standish State Forest
6:00 pm
The Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership Advisory Committee will meet on June 18, 2019 at 6 pm at the Berkshire East lodge in Charlemont.
Berkshire East ski lodge
8:00 am
The National Firewood Workshop is a two-day event that focuses on the business side of the split firewood industry with the goal of assisting the firewood industry with ideas to grow sales, profitability and business[...]
Webster Park

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.

Learn more...