Newsletter Stories


Sunday, 01 July 2001
Forestry Cooperatives Create New Timber Markets

To restore forests degraded after repeated high-grading, community forestry cooperatives, like the FSC-certified Sustainable Forestry Cooperative in SW Wisconsin, are turning to new timber markets to make harvests economically viable. read more …


Friday, 15 June 2001
SmartWood Triples in Three Years, Gears Up for Further Growth

Given its rapid expansion over the past three years, the FSC-accredited certifier SmartWood is making some changes to its organizational structure. read more …


Friday, 15 June 2001
Three Draft Regional Standards Now Available for Public Comment

The Draft Northeast Regional Standards are now available for public comment until August 7th. read more …


Friday, 15 June 2001
Welcome New Members

FSC is pleased to announce the induction of 7 new members into its three equally-weighted voting chambers. read more …


Saturday, 09 June 2001
1.2 Million Acres in Washington State Recommended for FSC Certification

Hank Cauley, FSC, with Bruce Mackey, Washington DNROn Friday, June 8th, The Pinchot Institute for Conservation, in cooperation with the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR), hosted a half-day public presentation on the certification assessment of 1.2 million acres of state forests in Western Washington. read more …


Friday, 01 June 2001
FSC Opens New Office in Arcata, California

With nearly half of all FSC members in the US on the west coast, northern California was a natural choice for the opening of new FSC office earlier this year. read more …