Criswell Davis featured in Journal of Biophilic Design video podcast

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TFF founding director Criswell Davis was interviewed for a video podcast hosted by the Journal of Biophilic Design‘s editor and founder, Dr. Vanessa Champion. “We often advocate that we should be incorporating wood, views of trees, wood grain, wood textures and wood veneers into our built environment as part of a Biophilic Design solution and we might also understand why …

Hardwood Floors, the magazine of the National Wood Flooring Association, Publishes Article written by TFF Director Criswell Davis

TFF biophilic design, forest management, humans and trees, NWFA

TFF founding director was featured in the latest issue of Hardwood Floors, the magazine of the National Wood Flooring Association. Mr. Davis wrote the article titled, “Sustainable North American Hardwood Flooring as a Key Element of Biophilic Design,” for the magazine as special content for both the print and digital editions. Here is an excerpt from the article: Biophilic design …

Looking for American Hardwood Industry Leaders

Criswell Davis Industry Leaders, TFF news

I started my work in the hardwood industry in 1988, selling hardwoods to small furniture, cabinet, flooring, and furniture makers.  In 1996 I began a 22-year career with a fine hardwood sawmill company, The Frank Miller Lumber Company.  I sold truckloads of their beautiful quartersawn hardwoods to distributors across the US and Canada as well as some of the highest …

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TFF Director Criswell Davis Quoted in Washington Post Article on Protection of Mature Trees and Forests on Federal Lands

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The Washington Post interviewed directors from a variety of top environmental groups, including our own Criswell Davis. Check out this excerpt: “When you get an email that says ‘Don’t print this email’ at the bottom, that leaves people with the impression that we’re running out of trees,” Davis said. “But that’s really not the case. We actually have 50 percent …

“Don’t print this email” – Misperceptions About Hardwood Sustainability

Criswell Davis forest management, sustainability

Over the years, all of us have received emails with a note at the bottom suggesting that you not print the email, implying that to do so would help with the destruction of our forests.  This suggestion can create misunderstanding regarding the realities of how we manage our forests in the United States. The United States possesses approximately 9% of …