2017 Edition

national industry 115310

Support Activities for Forestry


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in performing particular support activities related to timber production, wood technology, forestry economics and marketing, and forest protection. These establishments may provide support activities for forestry, such as estimating timber, forest firefighting, forest pest control, treating burned forests from the air for reforestation or on an emergency basis, and consulting on wood attributes and reforestation.

The immediate parent of national industry 115310 is international industry 11531: Support Activities for Forestry

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Public administration and conservation of forest lands--are classified in Industry 924120, Administration of Conservation Programs; and
  • Individual activities as part of a restoration project--are classified according to the primary activity.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 115310 -
2007 115310 -
2012 115310 -
2017 115310 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 0851 - Forestry Services

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 115310, Support Activities for Forestry:

  1. agriculture forestry fishing and hunting
  2. aviation aerial application seeding herding or scintillometer surveying flying crew
  3. aviation aerial firefighting flying crew
  4. consultant forestry
  5. fire patrol forest
  6. forest or wildland firefighting volunteer
  7. forestry service
  8. machinery operation for other
  9. support activity for agriculture and forestry
  10. support activity for forestry
  11. surveyor timber cruiser oil or gas geologist or scout
  12. tree planting reforestation


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