When I was a kid tromping through the Pennsylvania woods with my uncles, I knew instinctively when I was in a forest. To me, the leafy shroud of hardwoods on those rugged hillsides made it […]
Most people understand that the widespread use of fossil fuels contributes to the presence of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. What a lot of people don’t realize is that we are also surrounded by millions […]
I can’t clearly remember what I was doing 20 years ago. I’d like to think that I was exploring the local forest, as eight-year-old boys do… turning over a log in search of a salamander, […]
SFI recognized Rick Holley, the CEO of Seattle-based Plum Creek Timber Company, this month for his longstanding work in illustrating how wood that’s produced from responsibly managed forests ultimately benefits our communities.
Holley has been a driving […]
At the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, we believe the future of our forests and our shared quality of life depend on strengthening the vital links between healthy forests, responsible purchasing and sustainable communities.
The story of SFI […]
Guest blog by: Eleanor Fast, Executive Director, Nature Canada
When I began work at Nature Canada six months ago I asked my team for a list of key partners who I should introduce myself to. Sustainable […]
Last week I found myself driving through central North Carolina following a meeting, and decided to pay a quick visit to my alma mater at Duke University. What I didn’t know at the time was […]
There was a time when I began every morning by strapping my boots on… but that’s been a long time ago. Anymore, my morning routine is more likely to focus on a cup of coffee […]
Fear and uncertainty surrounds much of how we think about our planet. It seems that every week there is new information focused on imminent extinctions, critical resource depletion, or insurmountable ecological degradation. We fear that […]
SFI is known for constantly striving to improve sustainable forest management, elevate conservation, strengthen communities, and ultimately leave behind a legacy of vibrant future forests. Less well known are SFI’s efforts to promote another type […]