SFI Presents at the IUFRO World Congress 2024
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by SFI Admin
1w ago
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is proud to have participated in the 26th International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) World Congress, the global gathering of forest stakeholders, from June 23 to 29, 2024 in Stockholm, Sweden. SFI was represented by Lauren Cooper, Chief Conservation Officer at SFI and Dr. Healy Hamilton, Chief Scientist at SFI, both of whom had an opportunity to present and address attendees. The post SFI Presents at the IUFRO World Congress 2024 appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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ICPF Partners with SFI to Increase Youth Awareness of Corrugated Industry Careers
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by SFI Admin
2w ago
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) is excited to announce a new partnership with Project Learning Tree (PLT), an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) to increase youth awareness of corrugated packaging industry careers. The post ICPF Partners with SFI to Increase Youth Awareness of Corrugated Industry Careers appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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2024 SFI ANNUAL CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
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by SFI Admin
1M ago
More than 450 people joined us at the 2024 SFI Annual Conference. Together, we learned from leading voices in the forest and conservation sector, we engaged the next generation of forest leaders, and we charted a sustainable path forward by exploring innovative solutions to conserve, sustainably manage, and restore “Forests for the Future.” The post 2024 SFI ANNUAL CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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Seeing the Forest for the Bees: Researching Plant-Pollinator Relationships in Managed Forests
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by SFI Admin
1M ago
On the traditional Mi’kmaq territory of the Qalipu First Nation, near Corner Brook, Newfoundland, a new collaborative research project will study pollinator and plant diversity through a 35-year view of managed boreal forest. Undertaken by the Memorial University of Newfoundland and supported by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, the project will employ a combination of field surveys, flight intercept traps, time-lapse cameras, and data loggers to capture a comprehensive snapshot of plants and associated pollinators across a series of managed forests. The post Seeing the Forest for the Bees ..read more
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DR. PUNEET DWIVEDI RECEIVES THE SFI LEADERSHIP IN CONSERVATION AWARD FOR ADVANCING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE VALUE OF SFI FIBER SOURCING
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by SFI Admin
1M ago
Atlanta, GA—The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is proud to announce Dr. Puneet Dwivedi as the recipient of the 2024 SFI Leadership in Conservation Award. Dr. Puneet Dwivedi, an Associate Professor of Sustainability Sciences at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, is being recognized for his science-based impact assessment of the [...] The post DR. PUNEET DWIVEDI RECEIVES THE SFI LEADERSHIP IN CONSERVATION AWARD FOR ADVANCING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE VALUE OF SFI FIBER SOURCING appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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Mercer International receives SFI President’s Award for promoting mass timber and SFI certification in the supply chain
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by SFI Admin
1M ago
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is delighted to announce Mercer International as the recipient of the 2024 SFI President’s Award. Mercer is spearheading the advancement of wood technology to redefine the North American construction landscape and is being recognized for its leadership and commitment to educating customers on the value of sustainably managed forests and promoting SFI certification in the supply chain. The post Mercer International receives SFI President’s Award for promoting mass timber and SFI certification in the supply chain appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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New SFI 2025-2030 strategic direction engages communities in forests for the future
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by SFI Admin
1M ago
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) unveiled its SFI 2025-2030 Strategic Direction at the 2024 SFI Annual Conference, deepening its commitment and setting a vision for a world that values and benefits from sustainably managed forests. The post New SFI 2025-2030 strategic direction engages communities in forests for the future appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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State Foresters Advance Urban and Community Forestry with Support From New SFI Standard
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by SFI Admin
1M ago
When the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service announced a historic $1.5 billion investment in urban forests, Scott Altenhoff, Manager of Urban & Community Forestry for Oregon’s Department of Forestry, recognized a key opportunity for state foresters to take a step back and consider a whole-system approach to making the work of urban forestry more sustainable. The post State Foresters Advance Urban and Community Forestry with Support From New SFI Standard appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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Eastern Ontario Model Forest to Offer SFI Forest Certification
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by SFI Admin
2M ago
The Eastern Ontario Model Forest (EOMF) is proud to announce that it is expanding sustainable forestry on private lands by encouraging its members to certify to the SFI Indigenous Peoples and Families Module. The EOMF Certification Program, administered by the Ontario Woodlot Association (OWA), celebrated 20 years of certification in 2023 and is pleased to now offer the SFI module to its members. SFI Certification will complement the EOMF’s existing Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) Certificate (FSC C018800), which it is committed to maintaining. The post Eastern Ontario Model Forest to Offer ..read more
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EASTERN ONTARIO MODEL FOREST EXPANDING SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY WITH SFI CERTIFICATION ON PRIVATE LANDS
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by SFI Admin
3M ago
The Eastern Ontario Model Forest (EOMF) is expanding sustainable forestry on private lands by encouraging their members to certify to the SFI Indigenous Peoples and Families Module. The EOMF Certification Program, administered by the Ontario Woodlot Association (OWA), celebrated 20 years of certification in 2023 and is pleased to now offer the SFI module to its members. The post EASTERN ONTARIO MODEL FOREST EXPANDING SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY WITH SFI CERTIFICATION ON PRIVATE LANDS appeared first on forests.org ..read more
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