Welcome to the ISTF Web site. The purpose of this Web site is to better
link the global members of the society, to provide information from time to
time on the activities of the society and to greatly
encourage communication among the members of the society.
ISTF is a nonprofit organization
formed in the 1950s in Washington, D.C., by tropical forester, Tom Gill.
Having grown in response to a
worldwide concern for the fate of tropical and subtropical forests, ISTF is
committed to the
protection, wise management and rational use of the world’s
tropical forests. ISTF is dedicated to providing a communications network
for tropical forestry disciplines.
The Society publishes the ISTF NEWS (English) and ISTF Noticias (Spanish)--electronically--on
a quarterly basis in March, June, September and December, as well as an
annual membership directory. The subscription is included with the annual
If you will be visiting the ISTF
office, please contact us before you come.
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