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2011-06-21 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) launched a pilot project today to help bioenergy companies in the United States support responsible forest management through their procurement of woody biomass. The joint effort reflects the recognition by both organizations that the bioenergy industry provides new market opportunities for forest landowners and managers, but...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) has awarded a total of $35,200 in grants to nine community-based projects to support forestry education activities and green building for low-income families. The projects are an extension of the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program, which has committed more than $1 million to date to help build knowledge, support landowner outreach,...

2011-06-07 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Time Inc., Hearst Enterprises, National Geographic Society, Verso Paper Corp. and Sappi Fine Paper North America are building on the success of a recent pilot project to make forest certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) (SFI(®)) standard more accessible to medium-sized landowners in Maine. "SFI Inc. welcomes and values this strategic partnership - it is truly a testament to...

2011-06-06 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York program of the National Audubon Society has received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant to build a stronger link between bird conservation and forest management along the Atlantic Flyway. "This SFI grant will help us develop a communications and outreach program for foresters, forest landowners and SFI-certified mills in New York State, and transfer our knowledge...


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