President Trump proclaims National Forest Products Week

Times Record
October 19, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US East

The Arkansas Forestry Association this week recognizes President Donald Trump’s recent proclamation of National Forest Products Week. According to a White House news release, National Forest Products Week is set aside to notice the “invaluable contribution forest products make to our daily lives, the forest products industry’s importance to our economy, and the incredible beauty and recreational opportunities provided by our Nation’s woodlands.” The Arkansas Forestry Association noted in a news release that the forest industry directly employs more than 28,000 people in Arkansas and has a total compensation to workers of more than $1.4 billion. 

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