New ACT Member- National Network of Forest Practitioners

Athens, OH (July 6, 2010)- The National Network of Forest Practitioners, (NNFP) helps rural forestry communities faced with the challenge of making a living wage and also caring for our natural resources, steeped in traditions and history, connected to the land.

NNFP helps create healthy economies by working with others to create meaningful jobs, as well as forests and ecosystems that thrive and are strengthened by sound management and planning. The organization provides support for the many innovators in sustainable community forestry who are creating new jobs, making a living in the woods, and restoring the environment. They support people who are deeply committed to the dream of a world where rural people have good living-wage jobs, communities are inclusive and democratic, and where forests are sustained and not depleted.

The focus of NNFP is to help catalyze development of sustainable forest economies in rural America. By supporting their member businesses and organizations in developing jobs in sustainable forestry and natural resources management, NNFP helps shift the rural economy to more sustainable activities and help focus resources on initiatives that maintain or enhance natural assets, build local ownership, and broaden economic prosperity.

For more information, visit National Network of Forest Practitioners