Dr. Walt A. McPhail, Mauldin, SC -- was named NATIONAL Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year by the American Tree Farm System on June 16 at the group’s 2012 National Tree Farmer Convention in Jacksonville, FL. Read More»
The 2012 National Conference of Private Forest Landowners Educational Sessions were a hit. The slide presentations from the educational session speakers are now available here »
The Forest Landowners Foundation Commissioned the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) to conduct a research project on the economic institutions affecting the financial and environmental performance of private forests.
The history of environmental and agricultural policy in some ways is analogous to Robert Burns' poem "To a Mouse" in that sometimes our best-laid plans often go awry.
Nonetheless, it's surprising to consider how sustainability certification and renewable biomass mandates - two measures intended to promote environmentally sensitive forest stewardship - could actually accelerate the decline of nonindustrial private forests. Read the full report HERE
The 2012 National Conference of Private Landowners held at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach was a success. Pictures from the conference have been posted to our facebook page! Click here to go directly to the 2012 National Conference Photo Album.