Forest Businesses

Timber ProductsThe mission of the Forest Business Services Unit is to improve the utilization and conservation of Tennessee's forest resources by making available information and analysis that will aid landowners, resource managers, and businesses in making allocation decisions.

Economic Development: Providing information on the availability and sustainability of the forest resources of the state to landowners, loggers, and industries.

Forest Inventory & Analysis: Monitoring the sustainability of Tennessee's forest resource by measuring the species, size, and health of trees. Forest Inventory and Analysis is a continuous census of forest resource use, health, volumes, growth, and removals of forests; it also conducts a census of private and public landowners who manage the resource; and gathers information from loggers and manufacturing facilities in the state that utilize the wildlife, water, recreation and wood produced by forests.