The wood we need from the forests of home

The wood we need from the forests of home


We use four main activities to advance our mission

Annual “Good Wood Celebration” of remarkable and inspiring projects
Our “Into the Woods” workshops are offered regularly throughout the region
Forest hikes provide regular opportunities to explore a wide range of interesting forests
Evening Forums challenge us to explore questions that are central to the future of local forests and the good wood that they provide

All activities aim to educate, connect, inspire, celebrate, facilitate, and encourage exploration.

We believe that the decision of what is “responsibly grown” wood is best made by the informed individual.  Diverse perspectives are respectfully explored through constructive discussion.

All are welcomed and encouraged to participate in BLA activities.

We aim to serve and support all parts of the local wood chain, including forest owners and managers, millers and processors, distributors, designs, makers, and end users.


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