ENDOWMENT LAUNCHES APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AIMED AT ATTRACTING AND RETAINING MINORITY CONSULTING FORESTERS

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 4, 2019) – Attracting the next generation of natural resource professionals and specifically consulting foresters is challenging. Ensuring that the next generation of professionals reflects the rich diversity found among family forest owners across the U.S. is even more so. The U.S. Endowment […]

ENDOWMENT AND USDA FOREST SERVICE INITIATE MASS TIMBER UNIVERSITY GRANT PROGRAM AND ANNOUNCE RELATED RFP TO PROMOTE WOOD BUILDING INNOVATION

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MARCH 19, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment), in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS), today announced the initiation of the Mass Timber University Grant Program (Grant Program) and related Request for Proposals (RFP) to promote […]

SFLR PROGRAM FEATURED IN LEADERSHIP NATURE PODCAST SERIES-Series features landowners, educators, and administrators, telling the story of partnership and program-

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 27, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced the launch of the first in a series of podcasts – a team effort with Leadership Nature Podcast – to highlight the people and successes of the Sustainable Forestry and African-American […]

U.S. ENDOWMENT FOR FORESTRY AND COMMUNITIES LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE -Series features landowners, educators, and administrators, telling the story of partnership and program-

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 19, 2019) – The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) announced today the launch of its new website. The new site features a clean, uncluttered design, improved functionality and enhanced rich content focused on the Endowment’s mission – to work collaboratively with […]

ENDOWMENT ANNOUNCES JURORS FOR INAUGURAL FIRz EVENT –Panel to Choose Presenters for Innovations in the Forest Sector–

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SCFor IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 31, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced the establishment of a jury consisting of seven experts for the inaugural Forest Innovation Reviews (FIRz) forum to be held September 18 at the University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry and […]

2019 READINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INTEGRATION (REPI) PROGRAM CHALLENGE – PRE-PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 8

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SCFor IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 15, 2019) The deadline for the 2019 Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program Challenge has been extended. Pre-proposals are now due Friday, February 8 at 8 p.m. EST. Pre-proposal applicants will be notified by Friday, March 8, and invited full proposals are due […]

ENDOWMENT LAUNCHES FIRz, A FORUM FOR INNOVATION ABOUT FORESTS, FOREST MANAGEMENT, FOREST PRODUCTS, AND FOREST-RICH COMMUNITIES

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 8, 2019) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced the first annual Forest Innovation Reviews (FIRz) to be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. FIRz is a forum for innovative ideas for solving some of today’s most […]

INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF CODE CHANGE VOTE –Christmas comes early to foretell new era of forest products —

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SCFor IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 20, 2018) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) applauds the International Code Council’s (ICC) unofficial voting results released this week on building code changes, including the passage of all 14 tall mass timber code change proposals. Official results are expected during the […]

2019 ENVIVA FOREST CONSERVATION FUND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SCFor IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 10, 2018) Greenville, S.C. 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. Up to $500,000 is available for 2019 grants to protect bottomland hardwood and other wetland […]

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities to Host the World’s Largest Test of Groundbreaking Concrete Infused with Wood

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SCFor IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 7, 2018) The nation’s largest public charity dedicated solely to keeping forests as forests and advancing family-wage jobs in forest-rich rural communities plans to showcase a new type of concrete infused with cellulosic nanomaterial at its headquarters. The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities […]

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