WVFA Fall 2018

5 | Message from the President Industry News 6 | China Export Situation 7 | WVFA Annual Conference 8 | What’s Cookin: Special Operations Unit Sniffs Out Suspects 9 | WV Opportunity Zones Announced NCIF Impact Report New WVFA Board Members 10 | McDonald’s New Flagship Store is Made of Cross-Laminated Timber 11 | Cost Gap Between CLT and Concrete is Narrowing 13 | Roger Sherman’s Memorial Reunion 14 | Control-Hunt Halted 15 | Waters of U.S. 16 | Timber Theft – WV Code 18 | Farm Bill: The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 19 | 100s of New WV Businesses WV Loggers Council News 21 | WV State Fair Annual Conference Golf Scramble 2017 WVFA Logger of the Year Wins 2018 Regional Logger of the Year Stihl Chainsaw Presented 22 | TEAM Safe Trucking Tree Farm News 24 | Increasing the Impact of ATFS 26 | Protect At-Risk Wildlife and Fish on Family Forestland 27 | SFI Aligns Standards with PEFC National Tree Farm Advocacy Plitt TF Scholarship Auction Results New SFI, Inc. Board Members Legislation 28 | WV Supreme Court Impeachments PAGE 30 M e m b e r s h i p A p p l i c a t i o n • M e m b e r s h i p A p p l i c a t i o n • CONTENTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mark Haddix, President ................Farm Credit Dane Moore, 1st VP ......................WV Split Rail Casey Olczak, 2nd VP ..................Weyerhaeuser Timberlands Travis Facemyer, Sec/Tres ........... Facemyer Lumber Darwin Bergdoll ...............................Grant County Mulch Mike Buckland ..................................Weyerhaeuser Timberlands Chris Cartwright ..............................North West Hardwoods Tom Crickenberger .........................WestRock Rick Dearing .....................................Pardee Land Company Dan Hackett ......................................Coastal Timberlands Curt Hassler ......................................Balkentier Consulting Daniel Hoke .......................................Weyerhaeuser Timberlands John Holstine ....................................Holstine Consulting LLC Alan Kennedy ....................................Columbia Forest Products Dave Kennell .....................................Allegheny Wood Products David King .........................................Glatfelter Ed Kraynok..................................... Coastal Timberlands Joe McNeel .........................................Appalachian Hardwood Center Christopher Neal ..............................CFP Kenneth Rexrode .............................Versoco (Retired) Bill Robinson ......................................Robinson Logging LLC Roger Stoll ..........................................Weyerhaeuser Nathan Thompson ...........................Retired Gary Young .........................................Landowner West Virginia Forestry Association, Inc. 2008 Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25311 681-265-5019 |  [email protected] PUBLISHER LLM Publications Matthew Smith .............................................Advertising Sales 503-445-2223 |  [email protected] Spencer Seastrom .....................................Design & Layout STAFF Frank Stewart ............................................ Executive Director Aaron Thacker........................................ Office Manager © 2018. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced or distributed electronically or mechanically, either in whole or in part, without the express written consent of the West Virginia Forestry Association. The advertisers assume complete responsibility to use any or all brand names, trademarks, guarantees, and statements which appear in their advertisements.

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