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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…