Newsletter Stories


Friday, 01 November 2002
USGBC to Hold Green Building Conference

The U.S. Green Building Council is presenting its first annual International Green Building Conference and Exposition in Austin, TX on November 13-15, 2002. read more …


Friday, 01 November 2002
VIDA FSC-Certified By Design

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Friday, 01 November 2002
FSC Makes Significant Change to Percentage Based Claims Policy

As a result of a review conducted between June 2001 and September 2002, the FSC International Board of Directors recently authorized the FSC Secretariat to make significant changes to the “percentage-based claims" policy. read more …


Tuesday, 15 October 2002
A Big Walk in the Big Woods of Big Creek

On September 27th, Big Creek Lumber Company, sitting high on a cliff with spectacular ocean views, hosted a group of 20 FSC supporters for a tour of the company’s FSC certified forest operations near Davenport, CA. Big Creek currently manages 6,800 acres of FSC-certified forestland containing primarily coastal redwood, as well as some Douglas fir. read more …


Tuesday, 15 October 2002
Big Creek Lumber: A Legacy of Responsible Management

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Tuesday, 01 October 2002
The Yale Forest Forum -- Marketing Certification

On September 24, the Yale School of Forestry and the Environment held its first Forest Forum of the academic year — the topic, “Marketing Certified Forest Products: Linking Forest Management and Markets." Speakers were Samuel Doak, executive vice president of the Certified Forest Products Council (CFPC), Suzanne Mangino, manager of the American Forest and Paper Association’s Office of Label Use and Licensing, Abraham Guillen, market development manager of the Trees Program of the Rainforest Alliance’s Smartwood Program, and Eric Hansen, associate professor of forest products marketing at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. read more …