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The World Resources Institute (WRI), a global development and environmental think tank, will receive a grant of $35,000 USD to research how forest certification standards can help protect American lakes and rivers, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) announced today.

"This grant will help us identify the extent to which SFI-certified forest management can result in effective implementation of best management practices for improved water quality," said Todd Gartner, Senior Associate, Conservation Incentives & Markets at the World Resources Institute. "This will strengthen our understanding of how forest landowners may use SFI standards to achieve improvements in water quality, quantity, or flow."

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