Independent Commission Recommends New Approaches to Forest Sector Research in US

A report by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Forest and Forest Products Research and Development in the US in the 21st Century (BRC), released today by the US Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment), calls for changes in the way forest and forest products research is addressed.

“After more than a year of study and deliberation the five members of the Blue Ribbon Commission empaneled by the Endowment have completed their work and released their findings,” said Endowment President & CEO Carlton Owen. “On behalf of the Endowment and all who are concerned about the health and productivity of our nation’s precious forests, as well as the myriad benefits they provide from drinking water to vital wood and paper products, we want to thank the members of the Commission for their hard work and insightful recommendations.” read more >>