New Tool Aims to Help Forest Owners with Fire Management

New Tool Aims to Help Forest Owners with Fire Management Beta Version of Southeast FireMap Available for Testing and Comment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 31, 2021) Greenville, SC – Forest owners and natural resource agencies now have a new tool at their disposal to improve forest health through prescribed burns and by helping manage wildfire […]

Brandon Walters Joins the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities as Communications and Administrative Coordinator

GREENVILLE, SC (February 23, 2021) – Brandon Walters has joined the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (the Endowment) as Communications and Administrative Coordinator. Walters brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from both the public and private sector, most recently serving as Special Assistant to the Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District of […]

Three Rivers Land Trust Purchases 500 Acres to Permanently Protect and Revert to Native Forest and Wildlife Habitat

Three Rivers Land Trust Purchases 500 Acres to Permanently Protect and Revert to Native Forest and Wildlife Habitat Property includes sensitive bottomland hardwoods and upland hardwoods to be restored For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 11, 2021) Greenville, SC – Three Rivers Land Trust (Land Trust) has secured permanent conservation easements on a total of 500 acres […]

Virginia Outdoors Foundation Completes Conservation of 1,100 Acres Safeguarding Wildlife Habitat and Water Quality

Virginia Outdoors Foundation Completes Conservation of 1,100 Acres Safeguarding Wildlife Habitat and Water Quality Second Phase of Project Adds More Than 400 Acres of Permanent Protection along Three Creeks River For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 19, 2021) Greenville, SC – The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) is pleased to announce its purchase of a second tract – […]

Restoration Fuels, LLC Receives FSC® Chain Of Custody Certification

RESTORATION FUELS, LLC RECEIVES FSC® CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATION GREENVILLE, SC (DECEMBER 21, 2020) Restoration Fuels, LLC, has earned Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification by SCS Global Services for the first commercial-scale torrefaction facility in North America, located in John Day, Oregon. Restoration Fuel’s FSC trademark license code is FSC-C162426. Restoration Fuels […]

2021 Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Request for Proposals

2021 ENVIVA FOREST CONSERVATION FUND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Deadline for Proposals is January 29, 2021 GREENVILLE, SC AND BETHESDA, MD (DECEMBER 15, 2020) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today released a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund). $500,000 is the targeted funding amount for 2021 […]

ENDOWMENT ANNOUNCES $2M IN GRANT FUNDING TO ACCELERATE CELLULOSIC NANOMATERIALS COMMERCIALIZATION

Endowment Announces $2M in Grant Funding to Accelerate Cellulosic Nanomaterials Commercialization Seeks proposals from diverse organizations to take revolutionary technology to next level GREENVILLE, SC (DECEMBER 4, 2020) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment), in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, today announced the initiation of a new round […]

Virginia Outdoors Foundation and Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Continue to Protect Virginia Open Spaces

Virginia Outdoors Foundation and Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Continue to Protect Virginia Open Spaces More than 700 Acres Permanently Preserved through Partnership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 2, 2020) Greenville, SC – The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) announced its purchase of a permanent conservation easement on 710 acres of bottomland hardwood forests in Southampton County, Virginia, […]

Endowment to Experience Historic Leadership Transition

Endowment to Experience Historic Leadership Transition Founding CEO Carlton Owen retiring, President Pete Madden assuming role of President & CEO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 18, 2020) Greenville, SC—The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced a historic leadership transition. Current President Pete Madden has assumed the role of President and CEO, replacing Carlton […]

Endowment Adds New Members to Board of Directors; Bids Farewell to John Cooper, Jim Hoolihan, Andrea Tuttle, and Colin Moseley

Endowment Adds New Members to Board of Directors; Bids Farewell to John Cooper, Jim Hoolihan, Andrea Tuttle, and Colin Moseley Caroline Dauzat, Shannon Estenoz, and Curtis Wynn Join Endowment Board For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 16, 2020) Greenville, SC – The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) is pleased to announce the election of Board members […]

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