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Elsevier -16 hours ago

Estimates of willingness to accept compensation to manage pine stands for ecosystem services

Publication date: May 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 102Author(s): Edward Mutandwa, Robert K. Grala, Daniel R. PetroliaAbstractMany ecosystem services are often overlooked in active management of private forests leading to their production below the levels preferred by the society. This study used the contingent valuation method (CVM) to estimate willingness to accept (WTA) compen...

UBC Forestry -20 hours ago

Sustainable Forest Management Education Program Recognized by IUFRO & IFSA

The innovative program by the Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism is a winner in the category of tertiary education Learn more...

Tree Aid -20 hours ago

’Learn to Love Forests’ – they are essential to both people and the planet

On International Day of Forests, we are celebrating our forest education work in line with this year’s theme, ‘Learn to Love Forests’. At TREE AID, we are proud to work in partnership with local authorities and communities in the drylands of Africa to develop sustainable forest management practices to protect their resources, for now and for generations to come. Forests […] The post ...

SFI -20 hours ago

SFI Conservation Grants Feature Collaboration from 52 Different Groups Across the U.S. and Canada

Ottawa, ON and Washington, D.C. — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced five conservation grants today that will build on SFI’s commitment to conservation and increase our knowledge about the conservation benefits associated with forests influenced by the SFI Forest Management Standard and SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard. These grants feature collaboration between SFI an...

FAO -20 hours ago

Join the SFM Toolbox challenge to celebrate the IDF 2019 on Forest and Education!

If you want to challenge your knowledge on Forests and Sustainability and get to know more about the SFM toolbox and its contents, click here to be redirected to the challenge! ...

timberbiz -yesterday

Europe in the loop of climate change and forest fires

A coalition of land and forestry bodies has called on the European Union to show a firm commitment to encouraging forestry management practices that will help prevent or lessen such fires, so forests can be left standing to make a positive contribution to carbon capture. Ahead of the International Day of Forests, a joint statement was issued by the Confederation of European Forest Owners, f...

timberbiz -yesterday

International Day of Forests a reminder to government to plant them

Today is the International Day of the Forests, a time to celebrate the great economic, social and environmental work of Australia’s forest industries and an opportunity to remind all political parties, that more trees need to be planted to ensure a strong forest industries sector into the future, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA),Mr Ross Hampton said t...

USFS -2 days ago

Impacts of the northwest forest plan on forest composition and bird populations

The Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) initiated one of the most sweeping changes to forest management in the world, affecting 10 million hectares of federal land. The NWFP is a science-based plan incorporating monitoring and adaptive management and provides a unique opportunity to evaluate the influence of policy. We used >25 years of region-wide bird surveys, forest data, and landownership maps...

IISD -3 days ago

Special ‘Forests’ Issue Focuses on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

One article in the dedicated ‘Forests’ issue maps the positive impacts of sustainable forest management on SDG 1, SDG 2, SDG 3, SDG 6, SDG 13 and SDG 15. Another article presents linkages among community and smallholder forestry and 31 SDG targets....

IUFRO -1 week ago

JTF GCFE 49 Sustainable Forest Management Online Program - Canada

The Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism (AP-FECM) offers innovative methods to transform forestry education at regional and international levels....

IISD -1 week ago

UNFF Note Suggests Actions to Advance Forest Policy Coherence, SFM

The report observes that many forest-related organizations have yet to fully integrate global forest goals and targets into their forest-related strategies, plans and programmes. The report suggests additional analytical work to advance a common understanding of SFM and ensure that all issues and aspects of forests are sufficiently covered within the UN system and across the Collaborative Partners...

IUFRO -1 week ago

JTF GCFE 59 Pigmans Detectives

"Pigman's detectives" is an eco-programme created by JSC "Latvia's State Forests" for kindergartens focusing on "learning by doing" about forest management. Pigman is the main "super-hero" of the programme that teaches: "Don't litter the forest! You'll turn into a pig!". With the help of specially designed indoor and outdoor activities children, assess the bad things like rubbish left by humans in...