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SFI Conference Green Mentor Program Sets the Right Example

The annual conference’s theme was Collaborating for Communities and Forests, so it’s fitting that the conference also played host to its first SFI Conference Green Mentor cohort. Nineteen young adults were selected from across North America to participate in this four-month mentorship opportunity.

August 17th, 2022|

About Old Friends…

We’ve all had the experience of running into an old friend unexpectedly, and spending a moment of warm reminiscence, perhaps on a street corner or coffee shop.

October 27th, 2014|

Up the Creek with a Paddle

Years ago, I was executive director of a non-profit organization. Early in that period we were struggling financially, as many non-profits do from time to time.

October 9th, 2014|

Greening of Detroit – Working Together For the Future

The other week I was excited to be a part of The Greening of Detroit’s 2014 Citizen Forester Program, where 138 volunteers, 24 Citizen Forester volunteers, and 10 staff turned out on a Saturday to roll up their sleeves to plant over 100 trees.

July 7th, 2014|

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

Through my long career in forest conservation, 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

It’s been an icy-cold week for most of North America, with many experiencing snowy scenes like this one. Joe Schwantes from Wisconsin shared this photo of his local forest last year.

January 31st, 2014|

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