SFI Conservation Grant Awarded to SRC

February 12, 2016

​​SFI PARTNERING FOR CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY IMPACT THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA

WASHINGTON, DC and OTTAWA, ON — Grants were announced today for 19 projects to help further understanding of the conservation benefits of managed forests, and to strengthen the connection between communities and forests. The grants were made as part of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.’s Conservation and Community Partnership Grants Program. These grants represent collaborations between SFI Inc., SFI Program Participants, and partner organizations throughout North America.

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Forests and forested wetlands provide critical carbon storage and may play an important role in mitigating climate change, but the quantification methods for boreal wetlands are poorly understood. To investigate these dynamics the SRC will develop practical methods for quantifying carbon sequestration in upland boreal forests and wetlands. Learn more about this project.

workers stand in wetland looking at samples