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SFI Community Grants Strengthen Connections Between Forests and Communities to Advance Local Sustainability Solutions

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced 10 SFI Community Grants today featuring collaboration between 40 partner organizations. This commitment to local communities helps SFI achieve its mission of advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations.

By |2020-04-29T13:59:06-04:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: News Release, SFI Grant, Uncategorized|

Forests Fight Community Health Crises in the Chicago Area

Did you know that kids in the United States and Canada spend more time inside than any previous generation? While the long-term effects of North American children’s “nature-deficit disorder” is still being researched, we know that time outdoors leads to healthier physical and mental development.

By |2020-02-12T14:30:13-05:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Community, Good For Forests, Grants, Partnerships, Project Learning Tree, Uncategorized|

Government Leaders Recognize the Value of SFI Program for Sustainable Forest Management and Responsible Procurement

Elected leaders and federal administrators issued statements Monday – in one case a decision by a federal agency, in another a letter from a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators to a federal agency – that both point to the important role of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Program in advancing sustainable forestry and providing pathways for responsible procurement.

By |2019-10-23T13:00:45-04:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: News Release, Uncategorized|

Timberland Investment Resources Certify Over 600,000 Acres to SFI Standard

Today, over 600,000 acres of timberland managed by Timberland Investment Resources, LLC (TIR) have been certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) standard. TIR’s investment footprint spans 14 states, with a significant presence in the southeastern U.S. Their certification builds on the SFI Forest Partners® Program’s previous successes in South Carolina and Florida, as well as the ongoing work with a wide range of medium-sized private and public landowners, and manufacturing facilities. These certified lands, in addition to the over 500,000 acres recently announced by the St. Joe Company, put the SFI Forest Partners Program well on the road to achieving its 2014 milestone of certifying 5 million acres of forestland to the SFI standard.

By |2018-02-26T15:56:00-05:00March 31st, 2014|Categories: News Release, Uncategorized|

SFI’s Annual Awards Luncheon

The value of diverse partnerships, achievements by colleagues and kudos for work well done was threaded throughout day two of our annual conference, The Future is Decided Now, in Milwaukee, WI.

Earlier today I blogged about welcoming […]

By |2018-02-22T22:19:38-05:00September 12th, 2012|Categories: Good For Forests, Uncategorized|
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