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Jan 5, 2010
Getting together for the environment
In the January 3, 2010 edition of The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer, Char Miller, Senior Fellow for the Pinchot Institute and Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College, and James G. Lewis explore the comparisons between the words of Gifford Pinchot in the early 1940s and Obama at the Copenhagen climate-change meetings.
Mar 15, 2013
Gifford Pinchot Documentary Screening at the DC Environmental Film Festival
The 21st Annual DC Environmental Film Festival will include a free screening of Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot on Thursday, March 21st at 5:30pm at the National Portrait Gallery.
Aug 11, 2015
Gifford Pinchot to be Inducted into World Forestry Center Leadership Hall
The World Forestry Center and the Pinchot Institute for Conservation are pleased to announce that the World Forestry Center will induct Gifford Pinchot into its Leadership Hall. Pinchot’s ethic of “the greatest good, for the greatest number, in the long run” still resonates today, the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Jan 3, 2013
Growing Forests For Health Care
Instead of selling or logging their land to pay medical bills as they age, could family forest owners trade carbon credits for health care?

A new pilot program in Columbia County is trying to find way for small forestland owners to pay for healthcare without cutting more trees. It’s next in a series on innovative environmental ideas.

Collectively, small private landowners own a lot of the tree-covered turf in the U.S. But a lot of that forestland – an area the size of Idaho, according to the Pinchot Institute for Conservation – is at risk of being lost to development as owners age over the next 20 years.

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