Newsletter Stories


Wednesday, 01 August 2001
2001 Board of Directors Election Results

Attention Members! FSC-U.S. is pleased to announce the results of the 2001 Board of Directors elections: read more …


Sunday, 15 July 2001
Public Comment Period Opens for Draft Southeast Regional Standards

The Southeast Regional Draft Certification Standards will be available for public comment from July 16th to September 16th. read more …


Sunday, 15 July 2001
Pennsylvania’s Caoba Doors is Returning to the Certified Forest Products International Conference

Caoba Doors, the Philadelphia producer of billiard tables, doors, furniture, and windows, is headed to the Certified Forest Products International Conference (CFPIC) in Atlanta this September after a successful trip to the London show last year. read more …


Sunday, 15 July 2001
A Message from the Executive Director

Our neighbor to the north is to be congratulated for the tremendous growth and visibility of the FSC in Canada. read more …


Sunday, 01 July 2001
Asa Tham, FSC International Vice Chair Provides Leadership for Small and Large Landowners

Asa Tham, FSC International Vice ChairThe roots of community forestry in Sweden date back to the Middle Ages, when a parish community looked to the forest to support the buildings, fuel, and other economic needs of the church. The tradition held and Sweden’s unique network of church-owned forests continues to this day. In fact, the Church of Sweden is currently the eighth largest landowner in Sweden, with over 1 million acres of forest. And responsible stewardship of those forests is beginning to address the needs of the forest as well as the parish. read more …


Sunday, 01 July 2001
NYC Council Proposes Bill to Give Preference to FSC Certification

In July, 2000, NYC Council Speaker Peter Vallone introduced Bill No. 784, also known as the Selective Wood Procurement Legislation, or more commonly the “Good Wood" Legislation. Bill 784 addresses all city contracts involving wood products and materials, and identifies FSC as the best example of an independent, third-party forest certification that includes a separate chain-of-custody system. read more …