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Jones Family Farms and Winery Receives New England Leopold Conservation Award

Oct. 10, 2023

Jones Family Farms and Winery of Shelton, Connecticut has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 New England Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold,…

The Groton Herald

Storm Damage Forces Temporary Closure Of Groton Place & Sabine Woods

Oct. 6, 2023

Groton Place (aka Groton Dog Park) and its next-door Sabine Woods, two privately owned forestlands that are open to the public for recreation, are closed for at least two weeks after damage from…

Press Release

Growing Climate-Smart Forestry Expertise, NEFF Adds Seven to Staff

Sep. 29, 2023

Media Contact: Tinsley Hunsdorfer, Littleton, MA (September 29, 2023) – Significantly expanding staff at a time of growing concern about protecting forests from…

Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Mass timber makes sense for new building in Maine

Jun. 16, 2023

The Portland Museum of Art is throwing its weight behind a new category of wood product that easy on the environment. Last week, the Portland Museum of Art was awarded $300,000 by the U.S.…


Robert Perschel: What will our carbon-neutral cities of the future be made of?

Jun. 7, 2023

To address our housing crisis and climate crisis, we know we need more dense housing near transit. But the multistory building materials we primarily rely on today, steel and concrete, are extremely…

Press Release

NEFF Applauds Healey Steps Toward Climate-Smart Forestry

Jun. 7, 2023

Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey today announced new steps to ensure Massachusetts’ forests are managed to optimize carbon sequestration and mitigate climate harms as part of meeting the…

Architectural Record

Sourcing Sustainable Timber Starts with the Forest

Jun. 1, 2023

Wood is an ages-old construction material—but it is one that is receiving renewed attention, especially with the rise of mass timber. This group of engineered-wood products offers the possibility…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Guest column: Forests can fight climate change

Apr. 30, 2023

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report urges all nations and states to move faster on climate change – the life of the planet depends on it. There are two ways for a…

Maine Public

USDA program aims to encourage forest landowners to store more carbon

Apr. 27, 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has kicked off what’s being billed as a “transformative effort” to restore New England’s forests through climate-smart forestry practices.…

The Williams Record

Community members plant trees at Hoosic River for habitat restoration

Apr. 26, 2023

On Saturday morning, 13 members of the College and Town communities met at Cole Field, equipped with shovels, buckets, gloves, and saplings. The group planted 53 native plants — 25 trees and 28…

The Providence Journal

Battle of the bugs: RI deploys predator beetles to protect hemlock trees from invasive insect

Mar. 15, 2023

Battle bugs: Rhode Island deploys predator beetles from Virginia to protect hemlock trees against invasive insects Rhode Island is mobilizing a small army of “tiny but mighty” bugs to…

Portland Press Herald

Commentary: New England forests can sustain our climate and biodiversity – if we work together

Mar. 10, 2023

Take a moment to imagine a New England in the not-too-distant future where vast and wondrous wildlands and exemplary managed woodlands together support thriving wildlife populations, sustain rural…