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Woodland Owner and Brand Owner Summit 2016 gallery

March 2016

APP GreenBlue Oct 2015 Collection (13 of 20) copy

Woodland Owner-Brand Owner Summit allows for open, honest dialogue on sustainable forest management

March 2016

This past week GreenBlue’s Forest Products Working Group, and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) hosted a successful, first-of-its kind summit, …

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Woodland Owner and Brand Owner Summit 2016

January 2016

Thanks to all those who attended our summit! Read our full recap blog here and browse through our photo gallery …

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Forest Products Working Group debuts new website

November 2015

Contact: Anne Elsea,, 434.202.4847 The Forest Products Working Group (FPWG), the leading organization that brings together companies that rely …

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Family Forest tour – SPC Advance 2015

October 2015

SPC Advance attendees got the opportunity to tour a family-owned working forest in South Carolina on October 6th. Attendees learned …

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Sustainable Forestry and Certification Programs in the United States

November 2015

By the American Forest & Paper Association The paper on Sustainable Forestry and Certification Programs in the United States provides …


Sustainable Procurement of Wood and Paper-based Products

January 2015

By World Resources Institute and WBCSD Forest Solutions  


Hansel and Gretal Walk in the Forest, Landowners Walk in the Woods: A Qualitative Examination of the Language Used by Family Forest Owners

February 2007

  By Kyle Andrejczyk, Brett J. Butler, Mary L. Tyrrell, and Judith Langer In 2007, a series of focus groups …


Who Owns America’s Forests?

May 2008

Forest Ownership Patterns and Family Forest Highlights from the National Woodland Owner Survey By The U.S. Department of Agriculture and …