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  • Alliance - Alliance Forest Products, Inc. is an integrated company specializing in timber harvesting and forest management, as well as in the production and sale of pulp, newsprint, uncoated groundwood papers, lumber and related products.
  • American Forests - American Forests is the nation's oldest nonprofit citizen conservation organization, founded in 1875 by citizens concerned about waste and abuse of the nation's forests.
  • Business Logger - Business Logger provides a non-aligned voice for all interests and affiliations within the forest industry. We cover safety and legal issues, as well as bring you the latest news and innovations in truck logging, small business harvesting, silviculture, education, trade, and heavy equipment.
  • Center for International Forestry Research - CIFOR's Mission is to contribute to the sustained well being of people in developing countries, particularly in the tropics, through collaborative strategic and applied research and related activities in forest systems and forestry, and by promoting the transfer of appropriate new technologies and the adoption of new methods of social organization, for national development.
  • Canadian Forest Industries - Canadian Forest Industries maintains the only full-time editorial staff in Canada. Our field editors are consistently the first to cover new technology being used by contractors in the field. Canadian Forest Industries publishes more editorial to this sector than any other magazine. Regular features also include new products and literature reviews.
  • Canadian Journal of Forest Research - Published since 1971, this monthly journal has been ranked by ISI as one of the top forest science research journals in the past decade. The Journal features articles, over 65% by international scientists, in silviculture, forest mensuration, harvesting, vegetation management, tree physiology, ecophysiology, dendrochronology, forest ecology, forest fire ecology, forest soil biology, biotechnology, forest genetics, tree improvement, forest entomology and pathology, pollution effects, global change impacts, forest practices effects on biodiversity and sustainability, and forest economics.
  • Forestry Unlimited Inc. - We are an advertising company that serves the industry to promote forestry businesses, forestry education and specialized forestry services. We are devoted to researching and providing the most current and largest company information database possible. Our goal is to keep your company informed and competitive in the industry. We are here for your advertising needs and we invite you to be a part of forestry's future!
  • Gaia Forest Archives Main Link - Archive and lists of Papua New Guineau and Worldwide Forest Bio-diversity mailing lists.
  • Greenpeace - Nearly 80% of the world's ancient forests have been destroyed. Only around 20% of the world's large ancient forests remain intact.
  • International Tropical Timber Organization - The ITTO facilitates discussion, consultation and international co-operation on issues relating to the international trade and utilization of tropical timber and the sustainable management of its resource base.
  • International Union of Forestry Research Organizations - IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists. Its objectives are to promote international cooperation in forestry and forest products research. IUFRO's activities are organized primarily through its 268 specialized Units in 8 technical Divisions.
  • New Forest Committee - We are a co-ordinating body made up of key Forest organisations with statutory responsibilities to conserve the New Forest Heritage Area.
  • Rainforest Action Network - The Rainforest Action Network works to protect the Earth's rainforests and support the rights of their inhabitants through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action. Their site presents their campaigns, demonstrations and victories. It also has some great information about rainforest and an entertaining kid's corner.
  • Society of American Forest - The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot, it is the largest professional society for foresters in the world. The mission of the Society of American Foresters is to advance the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and, to use the knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems and the present and future availability of forest resources to benefit society. SAF is a nonprofit organization meeting the requirements of 501 (c) (3). SAF members include natural resource professionals in public and private settings, researchers, CEOs, administrators, educators, and students.
  • The Institute of Chartered Foresters - The Institute is the professional body for foresters and arborists throughout the UK. The Institute is regulated by its Royal Charter, Bylaws and Regulations, and is required to maintain and uphold a Code of Ethics and rules of Professional Conduct. The Institute sets and maintains the standards for the profession and safeguards the public interest in matters relating to forests, woodlands and trees. The Institute regulates the standards of entry to the profession, offers examinations for professional qualifications and keeps under review the status of Chartered Foresters and the profession.
  • The Pacific Forestry Centre - The Pacific Forestry Centre is one of five research and development establishments of the Canadian Forest Service of the Federal Department of Natural Resources. You will find recent publications, a contact list, a very complete index of Internet forestry sites and related directory listings.

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