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 […]

2019 READINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INTEGRATION (REPI) PROGRAM CHALLENGE –REQUEST FOR PRE-PROPOSALS–

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SCFor IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 16, 2018) The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced that it is accepting pre-proposals for the 2019 Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program Challenge. The Request for Pre-Proposals and the downloadable PDF pre-proposal form are available on the U.S. Endowment for Forestry […]

New Members Added to Board of Directors; Officers Elected

New members added to Board of Directors; officers elected – Mark Reed and Cris Stainbrook join Endowment – U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 29, 2018) The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (the Endowment) announced today the election of Board members and officers for 2019 at the organization’s […]

NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL LAND TRUST AND PARTNERS PROTECT CRITICAL HABITAT IN COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Partners Protect Critical Habitat in Columbus County, North Carolina Enviva Forest Conservation Fund at Work U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (August 20, 2018) Greenville, S.C. and Durham, N.C. – Nearly 3,000 acres of wetlands, critical bottomland hardwood forests, and Waccamaw River frontage have […]

Sustainable Forestry & Land Retention Program Receives National Recognition

Sustainable forestry & land retention program receives national recognition – HUD Secretary Ben Carson presents award – The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention (SFLR) Program is a 2018 recipient of the Secretary’s Awards for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The award, administered by […]

Department Of Defense Awards Protect Land and Water Resources In Georgia, Arizona

Department Of Defense Awards Protect Land And Water Resources In Georgia, Arizona – 8,201 Acres Conserved To Help Ensure Compatible Land Uses For Military Testing And Training Ft. Benning, Georgia, hosts the Army’s Maneuver School of Excellence, home to five types of infantry: mechanized, light, airborne, air assault, and ranger. Ensuring the ability of these elite troops […]

Learnings From Multi-Year Pilot To Support Local Wood-To-Energy Projects

Learnings From Multi-Year Pilot To Support Local Wood-To-Energy Projects The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today released a report, “LEAF: Local Energy for American Fund Pilots, Outcomes, and Lessons,” that assessed results of an effort to enlist private capital in support of converting fossil fuel systems to locally-derived wood-to-energy. One of the greatest […]

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