Enviva, the world's largest producer of wood pellets, has today launched a $5m (£3.3m) conservation fund to protect sensitive areas of forest in America. Over the next decade the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund will award grants to non-profit organisations working to preserve sensitive areas of forest across North Carolina and Virginia in the US – states where Enviva operates three wood pallet-production factories.
The $5 million, 10-year conservation program, to be based in Greenville, South Carolina, company officials say, is designed to protect tens of thousands of acres of bottomland forests in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia.
Enviva announced Thursday that it will create a $5 million, 10-year program aimed at conserving bottomland forests in North Carolina and Virginia. "With the launch of the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund, Enviva will work with leading conservation organizations to identify areas of special concern and provide grants to permanently conserve thousands of acres of this forestland," John Keppler, chairman and CEO of Enviva, said in a prepared statement.
This initiative, which Enviva said it will fund over the next 10 years until it reaches the $5 million total, is designed “to protect tens of thousands of acres of bottomland forests in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia,” according to the company’s news release.
Wood pellet maker Enviva has announced the company is setting up a $5 million fund to conserve thousands of acres of North Carolina and Virginia lowland forests where black bears thrive and scarce juniper trees grow.
Enviva will provide $5 million for grants in 35 coastal North Carolina and Virginia counties. Pocosins, Carolina bays, cypress-tupelo swamps and Atlantic white cedars will be shielded from logging
Enviva, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, announced on Thursday the establishment of the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund. The $5 million, 10-year program is designed to protect tens of thousands of acres of bottomland forests in southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina.
Enviva Holdings LP, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, has established the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund, which is administered by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities. This $5 million, 10-year program was designed to protect a large amount of acres of bottomland forests in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia.
The world's largest manufacturer of wood pellets today announced it will pledge $5 million over 10 years to protect thousands of acres of ecologically important bottomland forests in two Southern states where the company operates.
Officials with Enviva wood pellet company announced this morning the company is putting $5 million toward a 10-year forest conservation program to protect sensitive habitats in northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia.