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Sustainable Forestry & Land Retention Project
Press releases, news coverage and other key developments
January 22, 2020
Application Deadline for USDA 1890 National Scholars Program Is January 31st
January 22, 2020
North Carolina's Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project Delivered Strong Results in 2019
December 13, 2019
Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Program Receives USDA Forest Service 2019 Regional Forester's Honor Award
December 12, 2019
America's Forests in South Carolina -- Episode 3 of "America's Forests with Chuck Leavell"
November 25, 2019
Forestry in North Carolina: Got to Be Sustainable
November 19, 2019
Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Helps Protect Sensitive Bottomland Hardwood Ecosystem Along Nottoway River
October 18, 2019
Presidential Proclamation on National Forest Products Week, 2019
October 2, 2019
Timber industry expecting major boom on heels of Henry County announcement
September 26, 2019
America's forests can help fight climate change
September 11, 2019
Want More Energy and Less Climate Change? Plant Trees
August 26, 2019
With a $2.7M federal grant, business 'opportunity center' coming to North Charleston
July 19, 2019
Ebonie Alexander, Executive Director of the Black Family Land Trust, discusses the importance of land retention and estate planning
June 26, 2019
John Littles, "What we're doing now will affect generations"
FourTee Acres -- Connecting the Generations
June 12, 2019
Ebonie Alexander, "The stories of each generation make the land as important as the blood in your veins"
June 5, 2019
Coming into Focus: Wood Is Good, and the Facts Back It Up
May 29, 2019
Fahamisha Amkajinaki, "You owe it to your ancestors to maintain that land"
May 23, 2019
"Keeping It in the Family"
May 15, 2019
Marshall Cherry, "To see changes in family dynamics, those are the wins"
May 1, 2019
Chris Brown, "When a landowner gets a forest management plan, good things start to happen"
April 17, 2019
Danielle Atkins, "Women landowners are incredibly important in land management"
April 10, 2019
Charley "Strikeforce" Williams, "To build trust, you first have to admit that the stories are true"
April 4, 2019
Endowment Launches Apprenticeship Program Aimed at Attracting and Retaining Minority Consulting Foresters
March 31, 2019
Charles R. Lowery Jr., "Having learned more now, I think I would have asked more questions back then"
March 27, 2019
Alex Harvey, "The trust factor takes up 70% of my time -- even today"
March 20, 2019
Alex Singleton, "They were losing twice, once on productivity and once on price"
March 19, 2019
USDA Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding Opportunity
March 13, 2019
Dr. Jennie Stephens, "It's all about relationships when there is a history of abuse"
March 6, 2019
Tyrone and Edna Williams, "You have to establish trust before you try to provide service"
February 19, 2019
Dr. Thomas Mitchell, "The most substantial reform of partition law in modern history: Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act"
February 13, 2019
How Sustainable Forestry Can Help the Legacy of African American Landowners
February 4, 2019
SFI and AFF Join Forces to Grow Family Lands Certification
February 1, 2019
Applications Being Accepted for Florence Reforestation Fund
January 10, 2019
Sustainable Forestry Partners Strategize for Phase 3 Success of NC Program
November 2, 2018
Faces of the Forest: Meet the Gray Family of North Carolina
October 30, 2018
'It's not fair, not right': how America treats its black farmers
October 19, 2018
James Tillman, Acting Associate Chief for Conservation with NRCS, Discusses Value to Families of Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention
October 9, 2018
Thousands of Southerners Planted Trees for Retirement. It Didn't Work.
October 2, 2018
Sustainable Forestry & Land Retention Project Announces Financial Assistance for Forest Landowners for 2019
September 12, 2018
Financial Assistance Workshop for Forest Landowners Set for Oct. 2 in Ahoskie
July 26, 2018
Sustainable Forestry And African American Land Retention Initiative Recognized
July 25, 2018
Alton Perry, "Being in this profession has allowed a country boy like me to go to places I never dreamed of"
July 25, 2018
Forestry Conference bolsters efforts to retain private forests
July 16, 2018
Sustainable Forestry & Land Retention Program National Recognition
June 26, 2018
Losing ground (Rebroadcast)
June 25, 2018
North Carolina & Virginia Forest Landowner Conference, July 20-21, Halifax Community College
April 10, 2018
Up to $1,000 available to forest landowners for forestry management planning