Promoting the stewardship and wise use of the Commonwealth's forest resources for the economic and environmental benefits of all Virginians.
2016 Membership Drive Beginning July 1, 2016!
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VFA Membership Benefits
Your membership in Virginia Forestry Association provides valuable benefits and services, including:
- Representation of forestry interests before the Virginia General Assembly, U.S. Congress and local governments as well as on numerous state government forestry and natural resource boards, committees and task forces.
- Action to address state forestry topics such as the forest products tax and reforestation program, federal issues involving truck weights, clean water and air, endangered species, and forestry workers.
- Subscription to VFA's highly acclaimed Virginia Forests magazine, What's Happening in Virginia Forestry Today e-newsletter, and action alerts as well as our annual directory of members, state and federal officials and other important contacts.
- Participation in the annual Virginia Forestry Summit with seminars and programs on topics that affect forests and landowners along with opportunities to meet others who share your interests and concerns.
- Support of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® to assist companies, loggers and landowners improve forestry practices.
- VFA-sponsored teacher and youth educational activities through Project Learning Tree.
- Co-sponsorship of the Virginia Tree Farm Program.
- Support of the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation.
- Co-sponsorship of Log A Load for Kids benefiting children's hospitals.
- Opportunities to participate in insurance programs for healthcare, timberland and hunting lease liability.