Forest Guild

Forest Guild

Address:PO Box 519
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Phone:505-983-8992
Fax:505-986-0798
Web: forestguild.org
Established: 1984. Description:Dedicated to protecting the integrity of the forest ecosystem, fostering productive relationships between human and natural communities, and improving the lives of people in rural communities. Provides resource protection strategies to environmental organizations, rural communities, and public agencies. Operates a training and forest products marketing center. Dues: $20-99/year (supporting member); $15/year for students.
Publications: Publishes a variety of papers and research reports.

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It's an idea that stretches back to Perschel's time with the Forest Guild, of which he was a founding member.
The number of forest guild species ranged from 15-18 in the controls to seven in FC-savanna.
We believe that a better approach would be the recommendations made by the Forest Guild in the Manomet Study.
Michael DeBonis, executive director of the Forest Guild, said: "To meet the woody biomass potential as a renewable energy resource and to assure long-term ecological sustainability, we must understand and be able to apply biomass harvesting guidelines on the ground."
The Forest Guild is one of 18 grant awardees that will be sharing in a total grant of $329,000.
In 2005, the Forest Guild released its "Assessment of Biomass Harvesting Guidelines" because, as the nonprofit organization explained, "Previously developed forest practice guidelines did not anticipate the increased removal of biomass and thus offer no specific guidance on removal limits needed to keep forests healthy."
The Forest Guild's recent report, "Forests, Carbon and Climate Change in the Northeast," analyzes these policy questions and concludes that forests and foresters can play a significant role in mitigating climate change.
In cooperation with the Southern Forestry Foundation and Santa Fe-based Forest Guild, Biltmore Estate periodically sponsors logger-training programs and field days on sustainable, low-impact forestry methods.