Press Releases

Oregon Forest Products Industry, Habitat for Humanity Partner to Make Dream of Homeownership Come True for Local Family

WHAT: S/E Habitat House Dedication Ceremony WHEN: Saturday, June 24, at 10:00 AM WHERE: 4869 A Street, Springfield, OR Springfield, Ore – Single mom Nayeli and her twelve-year-old-daughter Alitza will be joined by Springfield Mayor Lundberg, partners from the forest products industry, and Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity (S/E Habitat) supporters as they are handed the […]


Build a House; Frame a Future Trailer

The Oregon Forest Resources Institute is producing a special video, Build a House; Frame a Future, highlighting the American Forest Resource Council’s partnership with Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity to build a new home for the Navarette-Bravo family.


AFRC Asks Interior Secretary to Review Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion

Today, AFRC President Travis Joseph sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Zinke requesting that he review the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument designation as part of Executive Order 13792 entitled, “Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act.”  The April 26 Executive Order requires the Secretary to review certain national monuments made under the Antiquities Act […]


AFRC Responds to Controversial Cascade Siskiyou National Monument Expansion

This decision was not about conservation. It was not about collaboration or public involvement. It was not about doing the right thing for the next generation. This top-down, last-minute decision was about serving special interests over the objections of hard-working Oregonians who have cared for these lands for generations.


Manufacturers: We Are the Solution

AFRC today joined manufacturers from across the nation in sending an important message to President-Elect Trump and Congress.  It is important that all of our elected leaders do the right thing by pursuing solutions and working in good faith for all Americans. Representing forest products manufacturers throughout the Northwest, AFRC will seek to be part […]