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New Study Shows Economic Benefits of Wood; Creates Jobs

While many in the wood industry tout the environmental benefits of wood, a new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) also cites the economic benefits of using wood in green building construction. Larry Selzer, president and chief executive officer of The Conservation Fund and vice chair of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative board of directors, says the study is good news for forests and forest communities. “Working forests are an essential part of our nation’s critical infrastructure,” Selzer says. “They provide clean air, clean … Continue reading

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