Benefits of Membership
(see a past issue),
Capital Ideas, puts you in touch with events, around the
southeast; covers stumpage values, forestry stocks, and lumber
prices; semi-annual Tax Tips and Forest Law Update; available
services and supplies; and news and views about forests and forest
ownership of interest to our members. AFOA connects you to the
professionals of the forest industry that can help you make the
tough decisions of managing your land. We provide information on forest
ownership issues to news outlets and ownership issues to legislators.
To join the Alabama Forest Owners'
Association, fill out the
and return to AFOA with the appropriate payment amount.
(printable pdf form)
We provide information about numerous educational
workshops and tours
and the immediate surrounding states such as our
Annual Meeting which was held at the Alabama 4-H Center in
Columbiana, Alabama on April 17-18, 2021.
You are able to look through the videos and information on older
annual meetings by
clicking here. You will have access
to the following: video of the speakers, presentation slides used by
the speakers, and speaker bios.
provides access for our members to easy-to-use county timber buyer lists: $17 per county
printed on gummed labels and referrals to consulting foresters for no-cost initial
Timber Buyer Lists: Send a check or
money order to AFOA in the amount of $17.00 for each county
requested (AFOA members only) (Click here for
LIABILITY INSURANCE - $1 million group liability insurance policy
for protection from
Hunting Lease related liabilities 8/1/2021 to 8/1/2022: Click
here for Application or
Click Here for a
fillable Application. Either application you
choose must be printed and sent to AFOA with payment by check or
Annual Cost for use of Policy for an AFOA
member: $128 plus 28 cents per acre (one AFOA member leasing to
one hunting club).
LIABILITY GROUP INSURANCE
$1 million group liability insurance policy
for protection from liabilities related to timberland
to 5/1/2022: (Click here for Application)
or use the online
Fillable Application. Either one you choose must be
printed and sent to AFOA with payment by check or money order.
Annual Cost for use of Policy for an AFOA
member: $33.20 plus 37 cents per
Items For Sale
signs are only available for members or hunting clubs who lease land of
an AFOA member.
Short Sleeve: $11.00 each; Long Sleeve: $13.50 each.
for sale in a couple different styles
and several different colors at $13 each.
Want To Do More
Owners' Association Educational Fund
Give toward the Consulting Forester
Scholarship Award: To improve the
availability of quality services to forest landowners, the Alabama
Forest Owners' Association provides annual awards to Auburn
University Forestry Students who have an interest in pursuing
careers as consulting foresters. Tax deductible gifts to the
Alabama Forest Owners' Association Educational Fund, a 501 (c)(3)
organization, are now being accepted. Send your
donation/contribution/gift to Alabama Forest Owners' Association
Educational Fund, P. O. Box 361434, Birmingham, AL 35236.
Make a bequest to the AFOA Educational Fund by telling your attorney
to add this language to your will: I, [name], of [city, state,
zip], give, devise and bequeath to Alabama Forest Owners’
Association Educational Fund, Inc., (tax identification number
35-2242105), P. O. Box 361434, Birmingham, Alabama 35236, [written
dollar amount or percentage of the estate or description of the
property] to continue its mission of providing quality educational
information and benefits to owners of Alabama forestland.
Give to the AFOA Educational Fund through your Amazon purchases with AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is very simple to use - all you need is an
Amazon account. Simply click on this link
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-2242105 or the banner below.
during future visits to the site, AmazonSmile will remember your
charity and apply eligible purchases towards your total contribution
- it is that easy.
Remember, you must be logged in to
smile.amazon.com - donations will not be applied to purchases made
on the Amazon.com main site or mobile app. It is also important to
remember that not everything qualifies for AmazonSmile
contributions. Eligible purchases earn 0.5% toward the AFOA
Educational Fund. There is no cost to the customer to use