Arkansas Center for Forest Business: Vision, Mission, and Values

About the Arkansas Center for Forest Business

Our vision is to connect people and forests to sustain healthy forests, strengthen a green bio-economy, and support vibrant rural communities.


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Mission Statement

The Center for Forest Business provides market-based economic solutions to forest resource issues, improving business practices for forest enterprises, and enhancing the economic competiveness of Arkansas’ forests in a global economy.


  • Sustainable and healthy forests are our primary outcome
  • Cutting-edge science finds solutions and find opportunities
  • Collaboration with others is a key to success
  • People are the foundation of forest sustainability
  • Forests and people have a natural and common identity