Enviva Awards Grants to North Carolina Groups

The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund announced its four 2016 grant recipients, including two groups in North Carolina. The fund is a $5 million, 10-year program designed to protect tens od thousands of acres of bottomland forests in North Carolina and southeast Virginia. It primarily focuses on about 35 North Carolina and Virginia counties that include 6 million acres of forests.

Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Announces 2016 North Carolina Conservation Grants

The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund, a $5 million, 10-year program designed to protect tens of thousands of acres of bottomland forests in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia, today announced the recipients of its 2016 grants. They are: The Nature Conservancy North Carolina Chapter; Triangle Land Conservancy; The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation; and The Nature Conservancy Virginia Chapter.

Enviva Launches $5m sustainable forest Fund

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.

Enviva starts forest conservation fund

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.

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