It is abundant, renewable, and usable from bark to treetop for everything from homes and buildings to paper and energy production.
Private forest owners are making significant investments to keep forests abundant and strong – in replanting and reforestation, and forest health treatments and regular maintenance that reduce the risk of natural disturbance like wildfire. And it shows: today, private forest owners are growing 43% more wood than they remove.
The untold story about forestry is one of notable efficiency
We can and do use every piece of a tree, from the solid wood core, to the limbs, branches, bark, and even the sawdust that is left over from the manufacturing process. See how.