12 May New UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Study Examines Economic Impact of California’s Forestry Sector
Posted on May 12, 2020 in Blog
By Calforests Staff – The University of California College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently released a study analyzing the economic contributions broadly related to the areas of forest management and forest products manufacturing.
Highlights of the report include the following findings:
- “The forestry and forest-products industries contribute approximately $39 billion and 177,000 jobs to the California economy.”
- “This economic impact includes $22 billion and 82,800 jobs in direct contribution and $17 billion and 95,100 jobs in indirect or induced contribution.”
- “The forestry and logging industries directly contribute $437 million and 5,700 jobs to the state economy and $500 million and 3,600 jobs in indirect or induced economic impact.”
The full report is available here.