Pierce’s Low Grounds Preserved: 2,808.16 Acres of Ecological Treasure Safeguarded in Greensville County, VA

Photo credit: Virginia Outdoors Foundation Pierce’s Low Grounds Preserved: 2,808.16 Acres of Ecological Treasure Safeguarded in Greensville County, VA Greenville, S.C. — February 2, 2024 – In a landmark conservation effort, 2,808.16 acres of Pierce’s Low Grounds in Greensville County, Virginia, have been permanently protected, securing a vital ecological asset for future generations. The property, […]

Concept Paper Examines Forest Carbon Market Impact on Forest-Dependent Communities and Forest Health

A U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities’ Grant Funds Research by Dovetail Partners in Collaboration with Cambium Consulting Concept Paper Examines Forest Carbon Market Impact on Forest-Dependent Communities and Forest Health Greenville, S.C. – January 23, 2024 – A newly released concept paper outlines key questions to be answered by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and […]

Endowment Announces Call for Speakers for FIRz 2020: A Forum for Innovation about Forests, Forest Products, and Forest-Rich Communities

Endowment Announces Call for Speakers for FIRz 2020: A Forum for Innovation about Forests, Forest Products, and Forest-Rich Communities Deadline for Speaker Submissions is February 28, 2020 U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 9, 2020) Greenville, SC –  The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) today announced a […]

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 […]

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Awards 2018 Grants

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Awards 2018 Grants Expands restoration and conservation of sensitive forest ecosystems and wetlands U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC For IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 23, 2018) Bethesda, Md. and Greenville, S.C. – The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) today announced the recipients of its 2018 suite of grants. The […]

Using Forest Carbon Offsets for State Revolving Fund Loan Repayment

This report assesses the potential for using forest carbon offsets (also known as forest carbon credits) to repay loans from Clean Water State Revolving Funds (Clean Water SRFs) and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (Drinking Water SRFs). The report is part of a larger research effort examining how to expand opportunities to use SRF funding […]

Exploring the Use of Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Programs for Land Conservation Projects in Four Western States: California, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado.

This project sought to explore the potential to use Clean Water State Revolving Funds (CSWRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (DWSRF) to finance source water protection through land conservation in California, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado.1 Phase II specifically focused on understanding the current use of and priorities for the SRF programs; developing strategies to […]

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