"The mission of the Hardwood Forestry Fund is to promote quality hardwood timber growth, education, and environmentally sound management and use of our hardwood resources to meet the needs of future generations.”                                            – Adopted October 8, 1998  

Members of the Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association established the Hardwood Forestry Fund in 1990. Today, donations to this forestry educational organization have grown to include forest products companies, foundations, and environmentally concerned individuals.