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SFI Excited to Hear from Postcard Underground

By admin, October 15, 2018

SFI was delighted to recently receive a collection of postcards recognizing our work and positive impact on the environment and sustainable forests from the Postcard Underground. We admit to having to do a little research on the group and it turns out the Postcard Underground is a nationwide group of people who write to organizations…

Administration Announces Wood Promotion Strategy at U.S. International Year of Forests Celebration

By admin, April 1, 2011

By Guest Blogger Nadine Block, Senior Director of Government Outreach Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made a major announcement this week, strongly promoting wood as a green building material and recognizing multiple green building rating systems, including Green Globes and the National Green Building Standard. The Secretary’s remarks came during the U.S. celebration of the International…

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Clemson University Engages the Public and Students in Improved Wildlife Habitat Activities

By admin, December 2, 2010

Allison Welde is SFI Director, Conservation Partnerships and Communications, and identifies areas of potential collaboration with conservation groups and other SFI stakeholders. The Wildlife Habitat Improvement  Practices program at Clemson University, is one of nine projects awarded funding earlier this year as part of SFI’s Conservation and Community Grant Program.  The goal of the Clemson…

SFI Collaborating to Research and Protect Grizzly Bears

By admin, October 11, 2010

Allison Welde is SFI Director, Conservation Partnerships and Communications, and identifies areas of potential collaboration with conservation groups and other SFI stakeholders. The BC Ministry of Environment Ecosystems Branch in partnership with the South Coast Conservation Program (SCCP) recently completed a technical review of grizzly bear habitats along British Columbia’s (BC) Pacific Coast. Noted coastal…

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SFI and The Ruffed Grouse Society Team Up on Wildlife Management

By admin, September 9, 2010

Allison Welde is SFI Director, Conservation Partnerships and Communications, and identifies areas of potential collaboration with conservation groups and other SFI stakeholders. The Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) recently finished the second of six workshops, thanks to a grant from SFI’s Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. Over the next three years, RGS plans to hold…

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Helping Bring Back Red Wolves

By admin, August 6, 2010

Allison Welde is SFI Director, Conservation Partnerships and Communications, and identifies areas of potential collaboration with conservation groups and other SFI stakeholders. If anyone ever asks you why the SFI Standard has objectives to conserve working forests, tell them to take a take a look at these pups on the cover of the third quarter…