Connecting Communities to Urban Forests with Historic Investment

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is celebrating being named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service’s historic $1 billion investment in urban forests. This transformative funding aims to plant and maintain trees, combat extreme heat, and address climate change while improving access to nature in urban and suburban areas across the United States.

December 18th, 2023|

First SFI Award for North American Wood Design

I’m so very proud to be recognizing the use of wood certified to the SFI Standard in the beautiful construction of an extremely worthy project: the Canadian Cancer Society’s Kordyban Lodge Cancer Care Facility designed by NSDA Architects.

March 7th, 2014|

Conserving Our Future Forests Through Partnerships

I’ve observed that there are many “good things” that an organization can do to add value, “move the needle” forward on conservation results, and look to conserving our future forests. 

February 18th, 2014|

Frigid in the Forests

Joe Schwantes from Wisconsin shared this photo of his local forest last year.

January 31st, 2014|


Did you know, that under certain conditions, wolves can hear as far as six miles (9.6 km) away in the forest and ten miles (16 km) on the open tundra?

January 17th, 2014|

Winter in the Woods

Tom Haxby of Kingsley, Michigan submitted this picture of Pere Marquette State Forests covered thick in snow last winter.

November 29th, 2013|

SFI Gears Up for Greenbuild 2013

Rock stars and world leaders will be among attendees at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, which gets underway in Philadelphia.

November 12th, 2013|


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