SAF Op-Ed: Working Forests Work for Florida

October 18, 2017

SAF Vice President Dave Lewis penned an opinion editorial celebrating national Forest Products Week and Working Forests Week in Florida. 

"Forests are on the front page recently for all the wrong reasons. Unfortunately, wildfires menacing our family and friends in the West with devastating impacts on lives, homes, and the economic well-being of thousands seems to be the only avenue for forests to get front page billing.

My heart goes out to all those suffering in California and elsewhere. I’m hopeful weather conditions will shift soon and offer much-needed respite and relief.

But I’m here to offer a more positive story about the future of forests and how they can help improve our lives in Florida."

Read the full article here.