What Are
Working Forests?

Learn More

Private Working Forests in your State

Roll over your state to learn more

Privately Owned Timberland Acres in Millions, by State
0-3M
3-6M
6-9M
9-12M
12M +

Working Forests and Innovative Products

Revolutionary wood products like mass timber are helping architects, builders, and communities reduce their environmental footprint while supporting rural economies.

Working Forests and Clean Air

Working forests reduce carbon in the atmosphere, keeping our air clean.

Strong markets mitigate forest loss

Demand for wood products keeps markets strong, which protects working forests from conversion to other land uses like development.

We Tweet

The #architect of the new Rhode Island School of Design residence hall, gives some background on its hybrid #CLT &… https://t.co/7kYgM6G64e

Working collaboratively with private landowners towards conservation goals can conserve #wildlife on private lands.… https://t.co/i8lm6pPy0o

"...humans are incredibly resilient. That’s what we see in the satellite data." We have more trees today than 20 y… https://t.co/fBzdVZR3Ga

About Nafo

The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) is a national advocacy organization committed to advancing federal policies that support the long-term economic, social, and environmental benefits of sustainably managed, privately owned forests.

LEARN MORE