Arkansas Center for Forest Business

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

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

Mission Statement

The Center for Forest Business will provide 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
  • Using cutting-edge science to achieve solutions and find opportunities
  • Collaboration with private, public and non-governmental groups
  • Landowners are the foundation of providing goods and services for society
  • Forests and people have a natural, joint living identity