What is the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association?
Alabama TREASURE Forest Association members are stewardship-minded men and women dedicated to improving the forest lands of our state and nation. These lands are managed for many resources, including wildlife habitat, pine and hardwood timber resources, clean water, recreation opportunities and beautiful scenery. When managing the forest for multiple resources, we take into account the many aspects of the forest to ensure that all of the benefits it provides are maximized.
A primary goal of the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association is to teach others about responsible forest management. While we recognize that every forest landowner has different objects for owning their land, we hope that someday all forest lands in Alabama are managed according to the TREASURE Forest Philosophy. We feel that every landowner can use this philosophy to reach their goals.
In the fall of 2013, ATFA enhanced these efforts by partnering with the largest landowner organization in the state, the Alabama Farmers Federation. This affiliation leverages Alfa’s grassroots organization of 365,000 members as well as its strength in the public policy, research and promotion arenas to achieve ATFA goals. To learn more about the Alabama Farmers Federation, click here.
In a very real way, the future of Alabama’s forests rests in the hands of landowners and like-minded individuals that support them. The Alabama TREASURE Forest Association is a 501 (c)3 non-profit, educational corporation.