On April 19, 2016, so many of us were deeply saddened when we learned of the loss of our close friend and wonderful colleague, Rob Olszewski. We remember Rob for his passion for forests, his great big smile and his even bigger heart.
Tackling climate change is a critical global issue. Science tells us that every economic, social, and environmental value we hold dear will be affected if we can’t stabilize the climate by mid-century.
My fellow State Foresters and I are committed to maintaining and expanding markets for the broad array of sustainable forest products produced in our nation’s well-managed working forests.
Indigenous Peoples across North America Welcome the Green Building Community with LEED Recognition of SFI
The SFI Forest Management Standard is used by dozens of Indigenous communities in Canada and the US to manage millions of acres of forest land.
When it comes to the health of our nation’s forests and the communities that depend on them, we occupy common ground. Another thing we share is our respect for the U.S. Green Building Council’s decision to create a pathway for more U.S. forests to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits.
Creating a new pathway for family forest owners to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points is some of the best news for forests that I’ve heard in a long, long time.
At Ducks Unlimited Canada, our goal is to ensure abundant wetlands, waterfowl, and associated wildlife for generations to come while also improving Canadian lives.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s decision to recognize the SFI Standards is good news for forests and great news for green building.
I have been a rank and file International Woodworkers of America woodworker and now Steelworkers member since the age of 18 when I was hired at a lumber and planer mill in British Columbia.
Hallelujah! Forest Certification Recognized in LEED for Its Role in Promoting Legal, Responsible and Certified Sources
The entire forest community is celebrating some huge news. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has created a pathway for forests certified to SFI to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits through a new pilot Alternative Compliance Path (ACP) credit.