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Feb 11, 2016, 10:13 ET

SFI partnering for conservation and community impact throughout North America

 Grants were announced today for 19 projects to help further understanding of the conservation benefits of managed forests, and to strengthen...

Dec 14, 2015, 11:01 ET

PEFC Week Brings International Partners Together to Address Sustainable Forestry

Promoting sustainable forest management and having it recognized and rewarded in the supply chain from the local to the global level is a key...

Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

Global Forestry Leaders Express Mutual Support for Advancing Sustainable Forestry

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI), American Forest Foundation (AFF) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification...

Oct 07, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Pennsylvania SFI Implementation Committee Takes Logger Training for Youth and Harvesting Professionals to New Heights

Gone are the days when children followed their fathers to work in the woods. These informal apprenticeships are a thing of the past because of...

Oct 07, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Sierra Pacific and Partners Come Together to Save the Fisher

 A crew of dedicated scientists in northern California is working hard to restore declining populations of fishers. Staff from Sierra Pacific...

Oct 07, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Plum Creek's Rick Holley Wins SFI President's Award for Leadership

Rick Holley, Chief Executive Officer of Plum Creek Timber Company, has won the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) President's Award, for...

Sep 22, 2015, 08:00 ET
It's Official!

SFI Sets a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title One Tree at a Time: Officially Amazing

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and its partners across North America set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title, planting 202,935 trees...

Sep 14, 2015, 08:58 ET

Muckleshoot Tribe Chooses SFI Certification to Enhance Long-Term Sustainable Timber Harvest and Support Cultural Values

The Muckleshoot Tribe's ancestors inhabited Central Puget Sound for thousands of years. Today, this coastal Salish Tribe is a major contributor to...

May 21, 2015, 10:34 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Brings Teams from Across North America to Break a World Record for a Cause

People of all ages and backgrounds from across the U.S. and Canada came together Wednesday to break the Guinness World Record for the most trees...

May 18, 2015, 06:00 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Provide New Home for Local Greenwood Family

A local grassroots project launched last year marked an important milestone yesterday with the dedication of a new home for a family of four in...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Welcomes Four New Board Members Representing Environmental, Social and Economic Interests

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) is pleased to announce that four leaders have been elected to the independent Board of Directors....

Apr 03, 2015, 10:10 ET
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White House Easter Egg Gift Box Certified to the SFI® Standard

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) is proud that the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has...

Jan 07, 2015, 10:21 ET

SFI® travaille à assurer la santé et l'avenir de nos forêts en lançant les nouvelles Normes et règles SFI 2015-2019

Nos décisions de tous les jours ont des effets directs sur la santé et l'avenir de nos forêts. Le lancement des nouvelles Normes et...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:36 ET

SFI® werkt aan de gezondheid en toekomst van onze bossen met de introductie van de nieuwe SFI 2015-2019 standaarden en regels

De dagelijkse beslissingen die we nemen, zijn van directe invloed op de gezondheid en de toekomst van onze bossen. De introductie van de nieuwe...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

SFI® Works to Ensure the Health and Future of Our Forests with the Launch of the New SFI 2015-2019 Standards and Rules

The decisions we make every day directly affect the health and future of our forests. The launch of the new Sustainable Forestry Initiative®...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:50 ET

SFI® Board Welcomes Conservation and Economic Representatives

 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) has strengthened its capacity to conserve North America's forests with the election of...

Dec 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

SFI® Grant Encourages Private Landowners to Maintain Forest Corridors in North Carolina's Cape Fear Arch

 Connecting a network of private forests could help bears, wild turkeys and other species travel uninterrupted across parts of the Cape Fear...

Oct 14, 2014, 11:08 ET

SFI® Proud to Collaborate on Tree Ottawa's One Million Tree Initiative

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) is proud to support Tree Ottawa's goal to plant One Million Trees as...

Sep 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

From Screen Time to Tree Time

Tree Canada and SFI® make learning about trees and nature fun with a new visual booklet OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Connecting young...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:13 ET

Ducks Unlimited Canada Wins SFI President's Award for Excellence for Leadership in Forest Conservation and Community Objectives

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other...