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Clemson Cooperative Extension

SFI Collaborating with Women Changing the Face of Forestland Ownership

The Clemson Cooperative Extension is collaborating with other agencies, organizations, and female‑owned natural resource management companies to host workshops to provide information to South Carolina’s women forest landowners.
Forests fight community health crises in the Chicago area

Forests fight community health crises in the Chicago area

Did you know that kids in the United States and Canada spend more time inside than any previous generation? While the long-term effects of North American children’s “nature-deficit disorder” is still being researched, we know that time outdoors leads to healthier physical and mental development.
High school students map the future of forests at MSU

High school students map the future of forests at Michigan State University

Sustainable forest management is an important tool to ensure a healthy planet and shared global prosperity. However, despite a great need for future leaders in sustainable forestry, there are difficult barriers for many youths interested in pursuing related degrees. The Multicultural Apprenticeship Program (MAP) at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks to change that.
How sustainable forestry can help the legacy of African American Landowners

How sustainable forestry can help the legacy of African American Landowners

As we recognize African American History Month, it is important to highlight a lesser known part of this history – the legacy of forest ownership among the black community, and the leaders who are working to preserve it.
Smart! Cornell engages kids with nest box building workshops

Smart! Cornell engages kids with nest box building workshops

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. But the vast educational opportunities it offers aren’t reserved only for Ivy League students. They include programs for youth, families, and local communities to participate in hands-on learning that benefits birds and the environment.
Trees & Turkey: a bountiful partnership

Trees & Turkeys: a bountiful partnership

This Thanksgiving, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) express gratitude for another productive year working together toward common goals, including: well-managed forests, wildlife conservation, habitat protection, and recreational opportunities on public lands

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