Forest Products Related Links Alaska Forest Association "The mission of the Alaska Forest Association is to promote a healthy, growing forest-based industry in Alaska and to provide cost effective insurance and pension benefits and other services as determined by the membership." Softwood Export Council "The purpose of the Council is to promote the expansion of export markets for primary and secondary softwood products manufactured in the United States." The Division of Community Advocacy is a member of the council. Center for International Trade in Forest Products (UW) "Through programs of research, education, and outreach, CINTRAFOR works to improve knowledge of export trade and to train professionals competent in the analysis and interpretation of trade problems, issues, and policies." Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry U.S. Forest Service "As set forth in law, the mission is to achieve quality land management under the sustainable multiple-use management concept to meet the diverse needs of the people... Mike Dombeck, Chief, USDA Forest Service." USFS Forest Products Lab "The Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) in Madison, Wisconsin, serves the public as the nation's leading wood research institute. Research concentrates on pulp and paper products, housing and structural uses of wood, wood preservation, wood and fungi identification, and finishing and restoration of wood products." Steve Shook's Directory "This site was constructed as a resource for finding Internet information on the forest products industry, forest products, wood science and technology, wood engineering, forest products marketing, wood industry associations, wood industry consultants, wood industry data sources, and wood products-based research institutions." Crows "The Premier Information Resource for the Forest Products Industry." Western Wood Products Association "Western Wood Products Association is a trade association representing softwood lumber manufacturers in the 12 Western states, from the Canadian border south to Mexico and from the West Coast to the Black Hills of South Dakota. The Association also provides services in Alaska." Random Lengths "Information Services for the Forest Products Industry." Forest Industry "Changing the way the world wild forest industry connects."