Forests can be managed to supply consumer products, such as lumber, veneer,
paper products, furniture, edible foods and much more...
At the same time, forests can provide non-consumptive benefits, such as
wildlife habitat, clean air, quality water, soil protection, recreation and
That information and incentives are more efficient and effective than
regulations in promoting good forest practices.
Michigan Forest Association also helps sponsor the
Michigan Forest Foundation, a non-profit corporation founded in 1988 to
receive tax deductible donations to further forest management education and wise
use of all our natural resources. Michigan Forest Foundation publishes
Green Gold: Michigan Forest History
magazine and a video
of the same title, cooperates with Michigan Forest Resource Alliance on
classroom education and mails educational materials periodically to over 200