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Image 1 - New Analysis Of Carbon Accounting, Biomass Use, And Climate Benefits
2011-11-09 09:15:13

A recent report provides new ideas regarding carbon and energy benefits forests and forest products provide. The report, Managing Forests Because Carbon Matters: Integrating Energy, Products, and Land Management Policy, summarizes and analyzes the most recent science regarding forests and carbon accounting, biomass use, and forest carbon offsets. A team of researchers from the U.S. Forest Service, several universities, and natural resource and environmental organizations coauthored the...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An awareness campaign entitled Go Paper. Grow Trees.(TM) gives consumers the facts on how using paper products makes a direct contribution to the health and growth of trees and the forests. According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), a majority of the 750 million acres of U.S. forests are privately owned. These private owners -- mostly family tree farmers -- will ultimately determine what happens to our...

2010-04-07 08:00:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc. announced that first-quarter sales exceeded those of the previous year despite the softened handheld outdoor power equipment market. "We are sensing that in a challenging economy, consumers want to buy reliable, long-lasting products to make their dollars go further," said STIHL Inc.'s President Fred Whyte. "We are experiencing renewed optimism from our customers for continued economic recovery, and these results are certainly...

2009-09-28 12:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc. and Hearst Enterprises, a division of Hearst Corporation, will work with small- and medium-sized landowners in Maine to help them achieve third-party forest certification and provide an important increase in the amount of certified fiber available in the state. The joint announcement was made today by Guy Gleysteen, senior vice president of production at Time Inc., and David Schirmer, vice president and general manager of Hearst Enterprises....

2009-09-25 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Tree Farm System(R)( )(ATFS) announced that it has received independent, third-party forest certification for each of its four regions in the United States a total of 24-million acres of private forestland. State Tree Farm programs in the Northeast, North Central, West, and South regions are now certified under one of these four regional certificates of registration. In 2008, ATFS received its international endorsement by the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.