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SFI Celebrates International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day 2022, SFI, Project Learning Tree (PLT), and PLT Canada, want to help #BreakTheBias. The women who are part of our staff, network of partners, SFI Board and Educational Operating Committee, SFI-certified organizations, and many other facets of our work show the value of SFI’s commitment to gender equality and a diverse and resilient workforce. Building a diverse and resilient workforce is one of the ways SFI celebrates the principles behind International Women’s Day every day.

March 8th, 2022|

Wetlands and Carbon – Filling the Knowledge Gap

Here’s a fact about wetlands that many Canadians may find surprising: according to the Geological Survey of Canada, the peat in Canada’s wetlands stores almost 60 percent of all the carbon stored in soils across the country.

February 2nd, 2017|

Building a Better Future for Birds, One Box at a Time

You might have heard that more than 51 million people in the United States and Canada participate in birdwatching as a hobby, but you may be surprised to learn that nearly half of all private landowners provide at least one nest box (or “birdhouse”) on their property.

December 20th, 2016|

Forest Impacts Matter, But What Are They?

It seems that we live in a time of magnified environmental impacts. When I was a kid, we didn’t worry about recycling, or air pollution, or water pollution, or whether the wood in our dining table came from a sustainable source.

September 2nd, 2016|

We Will Always Remember You Rob Olszewski

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.

April 22nd, 2016|

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