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Hardwood Forestry Fund
The Hardwood Forestry Fund (HFF) promotes hardwood timber growth, management, education, and environmentally sound uses of our forest resources. HFF projects are implemented in cooperation with local, state, and federal forestry departments. The Fund and its members support these projects by contributing money for plantings and working with forestry officials to create high-quality timber stands.
As a good corporate citizen, WalzCraft is committed to protecting and preserving our nation’s natural resources through programs that will ensure a healthy environment for our children and grandchildren. We are a major contributor to the Hardwood Forestry Fund because we know that they will use our donations wisely to reach our common goals.
WalzCraft sponsors planting at the level of one hardwood seedling for each 100 board feet of finished product we ship from our plant. To date, our contributions along with others, have helped to plant and manage over 4 million trees.
View our Hardwood Forestry Fund Certificate of Membership.
Environmental Awards and Recognition
Gifford Pinchot Award
In 2006, the Hardwood Forestry Fund honored WalzCraft with the presentation of its top environmental award, the Gifford Pinchot Award. As the first Chief of the United States Forest Service, Pinchot advocated conservation of the nation’s reserves and coined the term conservation ethics (Wikipedia: Gifford Pinchot). To honor his effort the Hardwood Forestry Fund awards the Gifford Pinchot Award to companies, “In recognition of corporate responsibility, leadership, and achievements that result in sustainability of our nation’s natural resources.”
Help Establish Sustainable Forests:
Donations to the Hardwood Forestry Fund go towards establishing sustainable forests through tree planting and forest management. Each dollar donated plants one tree. Donate today at www.hardwoodfund.org!