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General Forestry Resources

Large collection of links and resources related to the forestry index.

A leading source of information and a popular newsletter on forestry and forest products community on the Internet.

Another useful resource. Includes the Logging and Sawmilling Journal.

Forestry Images
ForestryImages.com offers 4,500 color JPEG images of forest plants, insects, silvicultural practices, invasive organisms, and general natural scenes. Need a shot of bamboo, wood beetles or redwoods? A resource for people teaching forestry, ecology, or similar topics. This is a joint venture by the US Forest Service and the University of Georgia.

Forestry Resources Online
A collection of useful forestry resources. Kudos to Timothy for his work in making this!

Universities and Research Organizations

Oregon State University
This site for the College of Forestry includes useful pages about forest products and careers. You may also wish to visit the Oregon State Wood Science and Engineering Department.

The University of Minnesota's Department of Wood and Paper Science
The Wood and Paper Science Department, in the College of Natural Resources at the University of Minnesota, conducts teaching, research, and extension programs in the areas of forest products and wood and paper science and engineering. The department is located in St. Paul.

New Zealand Forest Research Institute Ltd
The New Zealand Forest Research Institute is said to be the principal supplier of research and technology development to the New Zealand forestry sector.

Oregon Dept. of Forestry
Good resource, including a great page of links.

Dept. of Forestry at Michigan State Univ.

Professional Organizations and Non-profit Groups

The American Forest & Paper Association
AF&PA is a large U.S. trade association, actively engaged in public relations, lobbying, and promotion of the forest products industries. It was once called the American Paper Institute. Their attractive site is informative and interesting.

The Forest Products Society
The society is in Madison, Wisconsin. It is a "non-profit organization promoting technical information transfer to further the socially beneficial use of wood and fiber resources." They publish the Forest Products Journal.

Quebec Forest Industries Council (QFIA)
The Quebec Forest Industries Council represents major pulp and paper producers and lumber producers in Quebec.

AIChE Home Page
It's not forest products per se, but it's vital for chemical engineers. This useful site provides information on upcoming meetings - including many extended abstracts online - as well as info on other divisions, AIChE activities, etc.

Numerous other technical and scientific organizations
A giant list!

Alaska Forest Products Information


The Forest Academy
An online game and educational site provided by Domtar. Fun for kids and adults, and will help you understand more about forests and forest products.

Richard St. Barbe Baker, Man of the Tree
The story of a man who may have planted more trees than any other person.

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