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SFI Celebrates Endangered Species Day on May 15

SFI works to support the conservation of species at risk today and every day. SFI‑certified forests provide healthy habitat for a wide variety of species, including species at risk. So we’re pleased to celebrate Endangered Species Day! Check out this species at risk video featuring SFI’s Dr. Darren Sleep.

By |May 15th, 2020|Blog|

An Important Summer for Bird Conservation

The summer of 2013 has been very important for bird conservation.  In June our partners at Bird Studies Canada  helped co-host, with Nature Canada and BirdLife International, the Birdlife World Congress with conservation leaders from over 120 countries.

By |September 6th, 2013|Blog|

Last Days of Summer

Walking through the shade of a forest on a sunny afternoon to explore all it has to offer—what better way to spend a summer day? Phil Riebel from New Brunswick, Canada submitted this incredible photo of an Acadian forest and we thought it was the perfect way to take in the last few days of summer.

By |August 30th, 2013|Blog|

Celebrating the Family Tree Farmer

Minnesota tree farmer Dave Medvecky is known for having an uncanny knack for match-making his trees to their final market purpose, be it a specialty woodworked object or a more typical product.

By |August 13th, 2013|Blog|

Happy Birthday Smokey Bear!

Today is Smokey Bear’s 69th birthday and everyone at SFI couldn’t be more grateful for his work in protecting the forests. We recently got to spend a little time with Smokey at the Boy Scout Jamboree, and here he is with his friend Woodsy Owl on their way to meet the Boy Scouts.

By |August 9th, 2013|Blog|

Protecting Maine’s Treasured Forests and Fish

Maine is renowned for its abundant fish and forest resources. The state has 90 percent of the remaining brook trout habitat in the lower 48 states, and has more privately-owned certified forestland than any other state, including seven million acres certified to the SFI standard.

By |July 26th, 2013|Blog|

Sharing Sustainable Forestry with the Future

This week SFI joined the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in West Virginia for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. We have formed a unique partnership with BSA based around our core principles of using education and hands-on activities to help youth learn about sustainable forestry and environmental conservation.

By |July 19th, 2013|Blog|

We need your input by Aug. 6

On June 5th we launched the process of revising our current SFI Program Requirements to develop the SFI 2015-2021 Standard and the SFI Chain of Custody Standard. We began by reaching out to more than 10,000 stakeholders for input and comments.

By |July 15th, 2013|Blog|
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