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Boston Globe

LETTERS: ‘Climate-smart’ forestry could deliver many benefits

Nov. 21, 2023

Building with wood is a natural form of carbon capture that can help mitigate climate change and allow New England to reach its climate goals. That’s why we applaud the progress being made on…

Greenfield Recorder

Business reps seek state help in shoring up local timber industry

Nov. 17, 2023

By BELLA LEVAVI, Staff Writer SHELBURNE — With many multi-generational family farms harvesting timber but only 2% of the wood harvested being used in the local economy, Massachusetts has a long…

Boston Globe

Can trees save the climate? Experts say ‘smart’ forestry is one place to start.

Nov. 9, 2023

By sustainably cutting trees, the New England Forestry Foundation believes it can make more productive forests By Amanda Gokee CENTER HARBOR, N.H. — Red oak, pine, and yellow birch trees grow…

Press Release

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, thunsdorfer@newenglandforestry.org 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.…