09 Jan '14, 4pm

SFI Investment in Forest Research Strengthens Conservation: The Sustainable Forestry Initiative opened its 2...

As part of its ongoing efforts toward continuous improvement in sustainable forestry, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) opened its 2014 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. SFI will invest in conservation research projects and collaborative partnerships that explain or inform the role of sustainable forest management in carbon and bioenergy; forest health; water; capacity building; and wildlife, fish and biodiversity. "As a proof point for responsible forestry and future forests, the SFI Program is the only forest certification standard in North America that requires participants to support and engage in research activities to improve forest health, productivity and sustainable management of forest resources. The SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant program fosters research and pilot efforts to bett...

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