Reconnecting People and Forests
Reshaping perceptions for generations to come.
Forests and forest products make a large and diverse contribution to people’s everyday lives. As populations change and adapt over time, so do forests. As #forestproud community members, it’s our responsibility to be part of the solution to sustain and improve the health of our environment.
When reconnecting people and forests, a stronger relationship is made between essential forest benefits and products and those that use them everyday.
Grain Surfboards has been crafting one-of-a-kind wooden surfboards from sustainably managed Maine forests since 2005. With an emphasis on quality and sincere commitment to sustainable practices, each board is made one at a time, by hand, to create a product that has a soul and tells a story.Read
The Northwest Fire Science Consortium’s new video showcases the role of prescribed fire.Read
Discover Oregon’s effort to restore habitat for sage grouse and create jobs by harvesting Western Juniper. Collaboration efforts like this one protect Oregon’s forests and create rural jobs.Read