SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY AND AFRICAN AMERICAN LAND RETENTION PROGRAM RECEIVES USDA FOREST SERVICE 2019 REGIONAL FORESTER’S HONOR AWARD

Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Program Receives USDA Forest Service 2019 Regional Forester’s Honor Award Program Recognized for the Delivering State & Private Forestry Programs Group Award U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 13, 2019) Greenville, SC – The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) is […]

Event to Premiere “America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell” Episode III featuring the Sustainable Forestry & African American Land Retention Program Draws Hundreds to Recognize Award-Winning Program

Photo Credit: James Edward Mills Event to Premiere “America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell” Episode III featuring the Sustainable Forestry & African American Land Retention Program Draws Hundreds to Recognize Award-Winning Program – Notable attendees included representatives from U.S. Congress, USDA Forest Service and the National Resources Conservation Service – U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, […]

2020 ENVIVA FOREST CONSERVATION FUND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

2020 Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Request for Proposals U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 22, 2019) Greenville, SC and Bethesda, MD – The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today released a new Request for Proposals for the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund). Up to $500,000 is available […]

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Helps Protect Sensitive Bottomland Hardwood Ecosystem Along Nottoway River

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Helps Protect Sensitive Bottomland Hardwood Ecosystem Along Nottoway River Virginia Outdoor Foundation takes lead in conservation transaction U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 19, 2019) Greenville, S.C. – An important watershed forest along the beautiful and biodiverse Nottoway River in Southampton County, Virginia, will now […]

2020 READINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INTEGRATION (REPI) PROGRAM CHALLENGE

2020 Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program Challenge January 24, 2020 Pre-Proposal Deadline U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 11, 2019) The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced that it is accepting pre-proposals for the 2020 Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program Challenge. The Request for […]

NEW MEMBERS ADDED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; OFFICERS ELECTED

New Members Added to Board of Directors; Officers Elected Adrian Blocker and Soile Kilpi Join Endowment Board U.S Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 8, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (the Endowment) announced today the election of Board members and officers for 2020 at the organization’s semi-annual […]

CARLTON OWEN AWARDED GIFFORD PINCHOT MEDAL BY SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS

Carlton Owen Awarded Gifford Pinchot Medal By Society Of American Foresters USDA Forest Service Chief Christiansen Present for Ceremony U.S Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 7, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) is pleased to announce that its President and CEO Carlton Owen is the 2019 […]

ENVIVA FOREST CONSERVATION FUND HELPS PROTECT FORESTED WETLAND ECOSYSTEM AND BIODIVERSE HABITAT IN NORTH CAROLINA

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Helps Protect Forested Wetland Ecosystem and Biodiverse Habitat in North Carolina Enviva Forest Conservation Fund at Work U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 4, 2019) Greenville, S.C. – The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced the closing of the purchase by the State of […]

DR. SCOTT MERKLE’S IDEA VOTED MOST LIKELY TO MAKE A LASTING DIFFERENCE

Endowment CEO Carlton Owen congratulates University of Georgia Professor Dr. Scott Merkle on being voted the inaugural Forest Innovation Reviews (FIRz) idea “Most Likely to Make a Lasting Difference” as other FIRz presenters look on. Inaugural Forest Innovation Reviews (FIRz) Event Featured a Broad Range of Ways to Shape a Brighter Future for Forests and […]

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