Hardwood Forestry Fund Members know that wood is a renewable resource, and that healthy, vibrant forests provide benefits to wildlife, the environment, and to people.

Our Sustainable Forestry Program

Our award-winning sustainable forestry program is a cost effective way to establish sustainable forests through tree planting and educational forest management projects on land damaged by fire, storms, insects or disease, or open idle land that was a former forest.


Recent Projects

Direct Seeding, Tree Planting, and Release Work at Mt. Hope

Direct Seeding, Tree Planting, and Release Work at Mt. Hope

This multi-faceted project involves red oak direct seeding,  black walnut tree planting, and release of natural oak regeneration at the Mt. Hope Recreation Area in Grant County, Wisconsin.  The forester planted 16,000 red oak acorns, 1600 walnut seedlings, and released 3250 red oak,…

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Alabama Flood Plain Tree Planting

Alabama Flood Plain Tree Planting

Restoration of bottomland hardwoods on this site will produce quality hardwood timber, create excellent habitat for wildlife species, and provide a demonstration area for forest managment in riparian areas. The 16,000 trees were hand planted during the 2010-2011 planting season.  Approximately one…

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Come Grow With Us!

Come Grow With Us!

The Hardwood Forestry Fund is a niche program that enables environmentally concerned companies, conservation foundations, and individuals to replace trees and establish sustainable forests through tree planting, direct seeding, and natural regeneration project funding. Here is our project list . Since 1990,

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News

Kloppenburg Receives 2011 Johnny Appleseed Award

Kloppenburg Receives 2011 Johnny Appleseed Award

Paul Kloppenburg, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Sauk County forester, is the Hardwood Forestry Fund’s 2011 Johnny Appleseed Award winner. The Johnny Appleseed Award is presented to a natural resources professional for their ongoing commitment to sustainable forestry, quantifiable results,…

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SFI Inc. Partners with HFF to Establish Sustainable Forest

SFI Inc. Partners with HFF to Establish Sustainable Forest

SFI Inc. Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program awarded a 2011 grant to the Hardwood Forestry Fund to establish a sustainable forest at Devil’s Lake State Park in Wisconsin. The spring 2011 tree planting effort protects a special site by…

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HFF Honored For Outstanding Management of Resources

HFF Honored For Outstanding Management of Resources

Bangor, Maine – The Northeastern Loggers’ Association (NELA) recently honored the Hardwood Forestry Fund as the recipient of its 2010 Outstanding Management of Resources Award.  NELA President Jeffrey Durst presented the award at the Annual Loggers’ Banquet in Bangor, ME…

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