Harley-Davidson® and The Nature Conservancy are mobilizing the company's global community of riders to raise funds to plant 50 million trees worldwide by 2025 as part of the Renew the Ride™ initiative.
Dedicated to the goal of preserving the open road for future generations of riders, Renew the Ride is the latest global mission and call to action for Harley-Davidson riders. The Harley-Davidson Foundation has committed to contributing a series of annual grants totaling $550,000 in support of The Nature Conservancy’s global Plant a Billion Trees program.
The National Association of State Foresters’ (NASF) FY 2013-2014 annual report is more than just an update on association accomplishments. It is a testament to what engaged State Foresters, hard-working staff, and supportive partners did to help keep America’s
Ancient redwood trees sprout clones of themselves on the knobbly growths known as “burls” before dying. “Burl poachers,” who cut these pieces off to make decorative pieces, are beginning to see some justice: in Humboldt County, multiple arrests of suspected burl poachers have been made.
New research suggests that they key to saving money on wildfire control is to invest in forests before the fires even begin. The Mokelumne Watershed Avoided Cost Analysis suggests that investing in proactive forest management activities can save up to three times the cost of future fires, reduce high-severity fire by up to 75 percent, and bring added benefits for people, water and wildlife.
Far West Forest Products is owned by the a California family that specializes in salvaged, urban and reclaimed wood – 90 percent of which is taken from no more than 500 miles from Far West’s headquarters in Sheridan, California. This wood, which comes from trees felled by natural causes, or which had to be cut after sustaining damage, or which has already been used, would otherwise go to waste.
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