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

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.

Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Are you worried about getting Lyme disease or other ailments from tick bites? The Hitchcock Center for the Environment will hold a “From Fear to Confidence, Preventing Tick-Borne Illnesses, program on November 27th from 6:30[...]
Hitchcock Center
11:00 am
The Mass/Rhode Island Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation will hold its annual meeting on Saturday December 1st from 11 am to 3 pm at the Westborough Senior Center.
Westborough Senior Center
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
The Berkshire Botanical Garden will hold a Bark & Buds: Winter Tree ID workshop on December 8th from 10 am to 2 pm.
Berkshire Botanical Garden
12:00 pm
Penn State Extension will hold two one-hour webinars on Finding Markets for Goods from the Woods at noon and 7 p.m. on December 11th
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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