You may be surprised how many products you use daily that come from trees! Many people think primarily about lumber and paper products when we think about products from trees. That is just the start of the numerous products that come from trees. Tree products vary from food to building supplies to toys to instruments to packaging.
These products are of great economic value. Not only do they create jobs, they also create consumer goods that fuel the economy in many different industries. Products are another reason to manage our valuable renewable forests. The list below gives you an idea of how much our forest provide for us in the modern world. Next time you explore our forests, take a moment to recall all that our trees supply.