Forestry Remains a Largely Untapped Industry in West Virginia

West Virginia’s forestry industry makes a significant contribution to the state’s economy, and that contribution is poised to grow, according to a recent study from the Appalachian Hardwood Center and West Virginia University’s Division of Forestry and Natural Resources in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

The study showed that the forest industry accounts for 1.4 percent of the state’s gross regional product. read more >>