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Forest Certification and Traditional Practices Working Hand-in-Hand

By Guest Blogger, November 19, 2014

By Guest Blogger: David Walkem Chief of the Cooks Ferry Indian Band, Merritt, British Columbia, President of Stuwix Resources Joint Venture, and an SFI board member At Stuwix Resources Joint Venture, we work hard to incorporate First Nations values into finding sustainable ways to use our renewable forest resources. That’s why it’s so gratifying that…

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Minnesota SIC Logger of the Year Harvests the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree

By Guest Blogger, November 3, 2014

By Guest Blogger: David Chura Executive Director, Minnesota Logger Education Program On a crisp day in late October, the Minnesota SFI Implementation Committee (SIC) Logger of the Year – Jim Scheff – fired up his Husqvarna chainsaw and prepared to fell a towering 88 foot tall white spruce, soon to become this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas…

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SFI Annual Conference Student Participants — As Diverse as the World’s Forests

By Rocco Saracina, October 21, 2014

Every year the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) annual conference brings together a cross section of conservation, academic and industry leaders united in a common goal: ensuring a future with healthy and vibrant forests. This year’s conference proved to be no different. Record-breaking attendance showed the great diversity of partnerships SFI has developed over the last…