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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…

Why USGBC Should Recognize SFI – “No Certification Program Can Credibly Claim to be ‘Best’ “

By Guest Blogger, March 14, 2012

C. Randall (Randy) Dye President National Association of State Foresters The U.S. Green Building Council is inviting comments on the draft language for its LEED rating system. SFI Inc. has invited views on the treatment of third-party forest certification, which must be “FSC or better” according to the latest USGBC credit language. In this post,…