Forestry Advocacy

VFA actively represents the forestry community in order to protect the interests of forest landowners, loggers, foresters, and wood product businesses.

We update our members on our legislative activity via our bi-monthly electronic newsletter and action alerts.  To be added to our e-mail list, please click here. 

Be a Voice of Forestry

As a VFA member, you receive periodic Action Alerts encouraging you to take action on issues impacting the forestry community.  Not receiving these alerts?  Click here to subscribe.  Note: subscription does not initiate or renew VFA membership.

VaForest PAC

Virginia Forest Resources Political Action Committee (PAC) provides a means to educate our policy makers on the importance of forestry to Virginia and gives financial assistance to candidates who recognize and support forestry interests.  Click here to visit the PAC webpage.

Advocacy through Partnerships

VFA works with its partners to advocate for forestry resources throughout both the state and the nation. Please see below for specific examples of these partnerships:

  • The Lacey Act celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year! VFA served as an instrumental part in the Act's implementation process.  Please click here to view a video on how the act positively affected Virginia and its lumber manufacturers. The video password is Lacey2018.