NEW GRANT PROGRAM SEEKS PRIVATE INVESTMENT IN OUR NATIONAL FORESTS

—October 21, 2019 Preproposal Deadline— U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC National Forest Foundation, Missoula, MT For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (September 16, 2019) The Innovative Finance for National Forests program is a new partnership that provides grants to engage private investment capital to support the health of the National Forest System and meet the […]

ENDOWMENT ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR INAUGURAL FIRz EVENT

ENDOWMENT ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR INAUGURAL FIRz EVENT A Forum For Innovation About Forests, Forest Products, And Forest-Rich Communities U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (August 21, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) is pleased to share the agenda and speakers for the first annual Forest Innovation Reviews […]

NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL LAND TRUST AND PARTNERS PROTECT IMPORTANT HABITAT IN CARTERET COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Partners Protect Important Habitat in Carteret County, North Carolina Enviva Forest Conservation Fund at Work U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 24, 2019) Greenville, S.C. and Durham, N.C. – Nearly 5,500 acres of wetlands, critical pocosin, Carolina bay, bottomland hardwood forests, and Long Bay and […]

ENVIVA FOREST CONSERVATION FUND AWARDS 2019 GRANTS

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Awards 2019 Grants Expands restoration and conservation of sensitive forest ecosystems and wetlands U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 6, 2019) Bethesda, Md. and Greenville, SC – The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) today announced the recipients of its 2019 suite of grants. The […]

LOG HAULING TRANSPORTATION STUDY IDENTIFIES OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVED EFFICIENCIES

–Not Surprisingly Gains Depend Upon Willingness to Change — U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (JUNE 5, 2019) In 2016 the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (“Endowment”) and Region 8 of the USDA. Forest Service commissioned a scoping study to identify the challenges facing log transportation businesses in the […]

GRANTS TO ACCELERATE WATERSHED PROTECTION: Nine grants totaling more than $1.5 million to protect America’s watersheds

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 8, 2019) The Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program’s fourth year of awards further accelerates the pace of proactive watershed protection in the U.S., benefiting drinking water supplies, freshwater systems, and floodplains. The program supports working forest and ranchland protection, innovative finance in collaboration […]

ENVIVA FOREST CONSERVATION FUND HELPS LAND TRUST PROTECT SENSITIVE WETLAND FORESTS

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Helps Land Trust Protect Sensitive Wetland Forests Land Slated to Expand the Croatan National Forest U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 2, 2019) Greenville, S.C. – An important watershed forest, adjacent to the Croatan National Forest on the coast of North Carolina, will soon be […]

SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN LAND RETENTION PROGRAM SET TO GROW

Transitioning from Pilot to Operational under Stewardship by American Forest Foundation U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 25, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced that it would soon begin a long-planned transition of its highly-successful Sustainable Forestry and African-American Land Retention (SFLR) program to […]

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