To maximize the effectiveness of forest
conservation and sustainable forest management initiatives the southern United
The Southern Forests Network
brings together people across the South who are committed to preserving forests
and cultivating sustainable forest-based economies.
We are organizing to:
Provide landowners with the information and support they need to preserve
their forestlands and manage them sustainably.
foresters, loggers, harvesters, and others who are practicing good forestry
and low-impact harvesting.
value-added processing that creates good jobs and keeps the profits from
forest harvests in local communities.
Create state and
federal policy that supports the conservation and sustainable management of
Anyone who shares our goals is welcome to join
the Network. For more information, email
The Southern Forests Network thanks our donors for their support:
Merck Family Fund
Forest Management Trust
Northland Forest Products
Earthaven Forestry Cooperative
Model Forest Policy Program
Land Trust for the Little Tennessee
The Wilderness Society
University of the South