The Montana Wood Products Association

The Montana Wood Products Association was founded in 1972 and serves as a major voice for the wood products industry while actively dealing with timber, logging, and wood products manufacturing issues in the public arena, and with state and federal government.

Mission Statement

To promote healthy forests and healthy communities through management of Montana’s forests.


Realize healthy forests and healthy communities through a continual increase in forested acres sustainably treated through active management which:

  • Produces an increase in available and affordable raw material
  • Provides opportunity to maintain and increase timber industry workforce
  • Creates the potential for industry expansion and diversification, and
  • Improves health and vigor of Montana forests and communities

Montana Forest

The Latest Headline News Links

2018 Farm Bill Forestry Title
Click on the link to see the Forestry Title section by section…

Governor Bullock’s National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative One Year Report
“The West’s forests and rangelands are facing an unprecedented health crisis.” (read more)…

WGA National Forests and Rangeland Management
The American West encompasses a huge landscaperead more.…

WGA Species of Conservation and the ESA
Western Governors applaud the principles and the intent of the ESAread more…

Why the Cottonwood Decision Matters – Memo from Senator Daines
Why Congress must promptly reverse the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision on the Cottonwood lawsuit…

Western Governor’s Letter to US Trade Representative
The expiration of the 2006-2015 Softwood Lumber Agreement brings a fresh opportunity to assess the impacts…

Montana Forests – Burning and Empire
“Montana’s National Forests: Burning an Empire” draws its name from the late Stewart Holbrook’s “Burning an Empire,” which chronicled America’s greatest forest firesread more…