On Friday, July 12, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada), and Outland - a Division of Dexterra signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP).
The forest has always felt like home. Growing up among the iconic wind-swept pines and maple sugar bushes of Georgian Bay, with summers spent exploring the centuries-old stands of Algonquin Park, forests feature heavily in many of my earliest and fondest childhood memories.
At the end of each year, SFI takes time to give thanks, reflect on the past year, and look forward to the next year. We continue to work with a diverse network to expand our […]
As I travel from tradeshows to conferences, and even chat with family and friends, and attempt to explain the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) core mission, I’ve noticed a recurring theme. To paraphrase, people remark that […]
“Let’s stop talking, so we can hear how quiet it is….”
That was my five-year-old grandson admonishing me and his twin brother as we stood at the edge of the woods near my pond a couple […]
By Robyn Bailey
NestWatch Project Leader at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
You might have heard that more than 51 million people in the United States and Canada participate in birdwatching as a hobby, but you may […]
It seems that we live in a time of magnified environmental impacts. When I was a kid, we didn’t worry about recycling, or air pollution, or water pollution, or whether the wood in our dining […]
Guest blog: John M. Hagan III, President of Manomet and member of the SFI Board of Directors representing the environmental sector
Tackling climate change is a critical global issue. Science tells us that every economic, social, […]
Gene Kodama, South Carolina State Forester, National Association of State Foresters Forest Markets Committee, and Chair of the USDA Forestry Research Advisory Council
My fellow State Foresters and I are committed to maintaining and expanding […]