Our Vision, Mission and Principles
WHAT WE DO DIFFERENTLY
Putting the forest first means:
- A balanced view. Rather than wilderness views vs economic development, we focus on solutions with a balanced approach to forest management. Most forest land must support ecological as well as human economic needs. We acknowledge and consider all of these needs in the policies we support and the forest management we do, recommend, and teach on the ground.
- We focus on doing. Donations, memberships and support of the Forest Stewards Guild have a direct impact on forest land. We focus on programming and supporting professional members who are implementing responsible forestry every single day.
- Learning and collaboration. We will always have more to learn from forests, so we keep listening, watching, researching and sharing knowledge.
- Commitment for the long haul. We invest in the next generation of forest stewards by providing training and experience to youth and college students, professional development to current professionals, and education and empowerment to landowners.
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