Latest National Forest Foundation Stories

2014-05-13 12:24:59

MISSOULA, Mont., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Forest Foundation (NFF) announced an expansion of the 2014 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge, an opportunity for teams to compete for $100,000 in prize money for innovative, market-based solutions to natural resource challenges. Sponsor Craig R. Barrett, former Chairman and CEO of Intel and Vice Chairman of the NFF Board of Directors, described the purpose of this competition as "stimulating new ideas...

2014-04-24 08:24:54

Two projects will plant more than 160,000 trees on America's National Forests. MISSOULA, Mont., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is proud to announce a $100,000 award from OneMain Financial to support two large-scale reforestation projects in California and Minnesota. Both reforestation projects will have significant benefits to our National Forests and the American people. On the Shasta Trinity National Forest and with generous...

2014-04-09 12:23:18

MILWAUKEE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank Mutual is pleased to announce its new partnership with Trees for US, a program developed by the National Forest Foundation (NFF), the only organization specifically dedicated to the conservation and restoration of America's National Forests. The collaboration will allow Bank Mutual to make a significant difference for our National Forests, and the citizens who treasure them. The NFF works together with the U.S. Forest Service to identify National...

2011-04-16 07:15:00

Officials in Los Angeles County have launched an effort to restore tens of thousands of acres of severely charred wooded areas in the Angeles National Forest, an area that had the largest fire in that county's history after an arsonist set it ablaze two years ago. The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and local and federal agency officials Friday announced a five-year plan to replant 3 million trees on 10,000 acres, remove invasive plants and restore the habitat on 40,000 more acres in the...

2010-06-29 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS Company, LLC), operator of the world's first pallet rental service providing all-plastic pallets with embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, announced today that it has funded the planting of 200,000 new trees in the Deschutes National Forest in central Oregon, an area in serious need of reforestation. iGPS' funding is one element of its unique partnership with the National Forest Foundation...

2009-10-20 05:00:00

MADISON, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Plow & Hearth® Campaign to Reforest America®, a yearlong reforestation effort launched by the company last October has reached its goal of donating one million trees to be planted in locations across the country. One year ago, associates at Plow & Hearth launched the program by planting 50 trees along the drive to its corporate headquarters in Madison, VA. During an event held last week,...

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