Resources

Background on the forests and wood products industry in New York:

  • The DEC provides an annual estimate of the amount of timber harvested commercially and its dispostion (i.e., is it exported or used in New York). A PDF of the The 2010 NY Timber Harvest Production and Consumption  is now available on line here  (pdf link) (and at DEC ) (2010)
  • US Forest Service (Draft) National Report on Sustainable Forests  (2010)
  • NYS DEC's  NYS Forest Resource & Assesment Strategy, 2010-2015 (2011)
  • Directory of Primary Wood-Using Industry In New York State, compiled by the NYS DEC in March, 2009. ( pdf link ). Please note that if you would like to be added to this list, please contact us .   
  • Directory of Secondary Wood-Using Industry in New York State, compiled by the NYS DEC in March, 2009 ( pdf link ). Please note that if you would like to be added to this list, please contact us .
  • In 2009, the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets convened a Task Force to study obstacles to the growth of the Maple industry. Its final report was submitted in October 2009, and it can be found here (pdf link ). 
  • First annual report of the Wood Products Development Council (2010-11), linked here (pdf link ).