Forest Management Practices and Sustainable Lumber Supplies

General Government and Economic Policy

Resolved that NAHB support responsible efforts before Congress, the Administration, the appropriate federal agencies, and in the Courts, to adopt prudent policies that ensure the public lands remain available as a renewable resource in a healthy and sustainable manner;

Further resolved that NAHB urge Congress to enact legislation to repeal the Roadless Area Conservation Rule;

Further resolved that NAHB work with stakeholders to promote forest management best practices and the use of sound science, to ensure that the health of the national forests improves and that the forests continue to be available for use as renewable resources; and

Further resolved that NAHB continue to coordinate with the various federal agencies charged with managing and overseeing the national forests to develop and maintain adequate timber sale volumes to meet domestic housing demands and sustainable yield goals.

Resolution originally adopted: 2017.6, Resolution No. 4

Committee with primary jurisdiction:
  • Federal Government Affairs Committee
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