Can we scale #carbon markets while simultaneously increasing integrity? @AmForestFndn CEO Rita Hite joins the @economistimpact on June 16 at 11 am for a panel discussion on "Rooting for change: How to scale-up nature-based carbon-removal activities". bit.ly/3mtrajj
#DYK U.S. forests and forest products annually sequester and store nearly 15% of U.S. carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels. With the right actions, this number could be nearly doubled. @ForestClimateWG#ForestClimateWeek
Pam Byrne & John Huerta (WV) are dedicated to protecting their forestland and beginning a legacy. By enrolling in the Family #Forest Carbon Program, they unlocked the tools needed to improve their woods, meet their goals & address #climatechange. bit.ly/3Lco6D6
Meet Ian Forte, an Outreach Forester with AFF. Ian is excited to be part of a team of like-minded individuals who are passionate about the work to help family #forest owners address #climatechange.
Learn more about Ian and his passion for #forestry! bit.ly/3r91LhT
Did you know 39% of forestland in the US is owned by family forest owners? That means some of the greatest potential for conservation starts with family-owned forests. Join AFF to contribute to long term conservation solutions: bit.ly/3uIuj3Y
The 2022 Spring edition of Woodland magazine is now live! In this issue:
🌲 Learn how family forest owners are improving the health of their forest
🌲 Get an update on AFF's federal policy work
🌲 Learn how generous donors are leaving a lasting legacbit.ly/3v4YG4Sj4p8
AFF President & CEO, Rita Hite at the Bloomberg Green Summit: "What we need to make sure that #carbon credits are legitimate is innovation. Innovation that brings us to better higher integrity. And that's what we are doing with the Family Forest Carbon Program."
"We found that the landowners that were harvesting were actually doing more for biodiversity protection, more for habitat improvement and more to protect that critical resource because they had the resources to put back in the land." @AmForestFndn Rita Hite #BloombergGreen
Meet Garrett Hamilton, an Outreach #Forester with the American Forest Foundation. His favorite part about his job is hearing family #forest owners’ unique stories and the history of their land.
Learn more about Garrett and his experience. bit.ly/3j96OKy
Here at the American Forest Foundation, we’re working to empower family forest owners with the resources and tools they need to maintain and improve the health of their forestland.
Join us! Check out available job positions: bit.ly/3uIuj3Y
We hope will lead to a variety of actions including help to unlock voluntary carbon markets to finance stewardship on family forest lands & increased wildfire management to build resiliency across all lands in the West, which will support our planet and rural communities.
Today on #EarthDay22, we’re pleased to see the White House recognize the role that #forests, specifically private-owned forests & sustainable forest products, must play in tackling climate change that supports rural economies.
Check out this episode of @iHeartRadio's CEOs You Should Know featuring AFF's President & CEO, Rita Hite. She highlights the role family #forest owners can play in addressing our nation's most pressing #conservation challenges.
Meet Nate Hartley, an Outreach Forester with the AFF. He's excited to be working with family forest owners and helping them meet their goals for their land and benefit the #environment at large.
Learn more about Nate and his passion for the environment. bit.ly/3JdaiGv
Check out this webinar where AFF's Director of Western Conservation, Tom Fry, will be speaking about opportunities to leverage #conservation-oriented market incentives and alternative income streams on working #forest lands in the West. twitter.com/westgov/status…
Meet Brittney Hartzell, an Outreach Forester with AFF. As a #forester with the Family Forest Carbon Program, she is able to address #climate change with family forest owners while also helping them to achieve their goals.
Learn more about Brittney. bit.ly/3JfREOz
Congratulations to Phil Traxler and Laurie Yanoshek of Lewis County, KY for being named the 2021 Kentucky Tree Farmers of The Year Award! Learn more about their work to take care of their #forestland: bit.ly/3NXEQjd#familyforests#atfs
Did you know that family forests represent the largest portion of America’s forestland? You can join us in supporting these key forestlands and the benefits for future generations by making a donation to the American Forest Foundation. Donate today: bit.ly/3wgXT1I
Meet Sarah Hall-Bagdonas, AFF’s Senior Forestry Manager. Sarah has worked to promote the importance of sustainably managing Pennsylvania’s woodlands for over a decade. Learn more about Sarah and her passion for forestry: bit.ly/3iSJUqV
You too can join AFF to support family forest owners in conservation impact! With your donation to the American Forest Foundation, you are helping family forest owners have the tools they need to protect their forests for future generations. Donate today: bit.ly/3wgXT1I
All of the above! In addition to these key benefits, family-owned forests play a major role in our nation’s wood supply by increasing sustainable wood supplies and supporting rural American Communities.