SFI

 
 English    Français

News Releases

SIGN UP FOR UPDATES

Archive from 2011

September 13, 2011
Mississippi Committee Wins SFI Achievement Award

BURLINGTON, VT – Mississippi received the 13th Annual Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. Implementation Committee Achievement Award today for advancing logger training, building community partnerships and raising awareness about the value of third-party forest certification.

Read More
Share:
September 13, 2011
The Lyme Timber Company and WMI Receive SFI Conservation Research Award

BURLINGTON, VT – The Lyme Timber Company of Hanover, NH, and the Wildlife Management Institute received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Conservation Leadership Award for Biodiversity Research today for leading a project that is improving forest habitat for the American woodcock in northern New York State.

Read More
Share:
August 31, 2011
SFI Participants Support Fredericton Habitat Home

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick – Habitat for Humanity Fredericton Area is building a two-family home on Hanwell Road with wood products from responsible sources donated by members of the New Brunswick Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Implementation Committee.

Read More
Share:
June 20, 2011
The Nature Conservancy and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Explore Responsible Sourcing for Bioenergy Feedstocks

WASHINGTON, DC – The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) launched a pilot project today to help bioenergy companies in the United States support responsible forest management through their procurement of woody biomass.

Read More
Share:
June 19, 2011
SFI Funds Community-based Education and Green Building Projects

WASHINGTON – The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) has awarded a total of $35,200 in grants to nine community-based projects to support forestry education activities and green building for low-income families.

Read More
Share:
June 6, 2011
SFI Inc. Welcomes Extension of Maine Forest Certification Project

WASHINGTON – Time Inc., Hearst Enterprises, National Geographic Society, Verso Paper Corp. and Sappi Fine Paper North America are building on the success of a recent pilot project to make forest certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) standard more accessible to medium-sized landowners in Maine.

Read More
Share:
June 5, 2011
SFI Grant Helps Audubon New York Link Forest Management to Bird Conservation

WASHINGTON – The New York program of the National Audubon Society has received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant to build a stronger link between bird conservation and forest management along the Atlantic Flyway.
 

Read More
Share:
June 1, 2011
Comet School Supplies Earns 1,000th SFI Chain-of-Custody Certificate

WASHINGTON — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) has marked another milestone as Comet School Supplies of Palestine, Texas, earned the 1,000th SFI chain-of-custody certificate.

Read More
Share:
May 30, 2011
SFI Conservation Grant Promotes Conservation Easements in Southeast U.S.

WASHINGTON — The Land Trust of Tennessee, the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Wildlands Network received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant today in support of their work to help private landowners and government agencies in the southeastern United States protect special forest sites though working-forest conservation easements.

Read More
Share:
May 23, 2011
SFI Conservation Grant Helps The Nature Trust of BC Protect Unique Ecosystems

PENTICTON, British Columbia — The Nature Trust of British Columbia has been awarded a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant to find the most effective way to reduce the spread of invasive plants in vulnerable ecosystems in British Columbia's southern interior.

Read More
Share: