The Virginia Loggers Association (VLA) is a private, non-profit 501 C (6) organization dedicated to educational training and promoting a better understanding of the Forest Products Industry to the Commonwealth of Virginia and to promote legislative awareness and representation.

  • Our main objective is to provide an information network for Timber Harvesting Professionals and to be a voice for the Timber Harvesting Industry in Virginia on legislative issue in Richmond and Washington DC.
  • To improve the image of the Timber Harvesting Industry.
  • To improve workers safety in the Timber Harvesting Industry.
  • To improve and expand the use and quality of professional logging practices responsive to the needs of customers, employees, landowners and the general public.
  • To provide, promote, and facilitate Educational Training for members within the Timber Harvesting profession.
  • To support Log A Load for Kids.

VLA Members are represented and have a voice at:

  • American Loggers Council
  • Virginia General Assembly
  • Washington DC
  • Virginia SFI Implementation Committee
  • Virginia Board of Forestry