What's New at the Foundation

2015 Annual Report


  • President's Message
  • Notable Achievements in 2015
  • Financial Summary
  • Your Support Makes it Possible!

Sustainable Forestry in Action at Allegheny College's Robertson Athletic Complex

The Foundation of Sustainable Forests' sustainable forestry approach is currently in action in Allegheny College's own backyard!

Forest Protected in the Caldwell Creek Watershed

One Hundred acres of forested land in Warren County’s Caldwell Creek watershed will be forever protected by the Foundation for Sustainable Forests thanks to a gift from Margaret Lay-Dopyera.

Ms. Lay-Dopyera’s donation significantly furthers the Foundation’s land protection efforts in the watershed.

Craig A. Schwegman joins Board of Directors

Please join us in welcoming Craig A. Schwegman, of Waterford in Erie County, to our Board of Directors.

Craig is a retired Army officer and has spent the last 20 years as a financial advisor with Edward Jones in Erie, PA. He and his wife, Monica, have been members of the Foundation since they became woodland owners by LeBouef Creek in 2013.

Annie Socci Named Conservation & Outreach Manager

Annie Socci joins the Foundation for Sustainable Forests as conservation and outreach manager effective Monday, Jan. 4.

Annie comes to the Foundation from Cornell University where she served as Academic and Long Term Programs Coordinator of the Cornell Team and Leadership Center of Cornell Outdoor Education. She also serves as an outdoor educator and leader with the Voyageur Outward Bound School in Ely, MN.

Fall/Winter 2015-16 Newsletter

In this Issue:

  • Charting the Future - Board Retreat
  • Erie Gives 2015 - Wow!
  • Stony Hollow Project Grant in November?
  • Organizational Changes
  • Upcoming Events
  • Do you Femelschlag?

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

In this Issue:

  • Introducing New Board Member- Bob Slagter
  • Waiting for Word on Stony Hollow Grant
  • Project Outreach Pase 2 - Fund Drive
  • Loving the Land 2015

2014 Annual Report


  • Accomplishments for 2016
  • 2014 Financial Summary
  • Words to Ponder
  • Scenes from 2014
  • President's Message

Loving the Land Conference 2015

The Foundation for Sustainable Forests’ annual Loving the Land Through Working Forests conference is coming to western New York in 2015.

Held for its first three years in northwestern Pennsylvania, the Loving the Land Through Working Forests conference has proven hugely successful. The conference’s in-the-field sessions have been praised by woodland owners, forestry and land management professionals and those with simply a forest conservation interest.

Fall/Winter 2014-15 Newsletter

In this Issue:

  • Invitation to first ever Fall Potluck
  • Project Outreach Update
  • Did you know?
  • "It's Everything We Care About" Branding


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