Newsletter Stories


Thursday, 15 August 2002
Society of American Foresters Conference

Later this year, the Society of American Foresters take over the town of Winston-Salem, North Carolina for their 2002 National Convention. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2002
Anderson-Tully Company

This issue’s Partner Profile features Anderson-Tully Company (ATCO), FSC certificate holder since 2000. ATCO holds one FSC forest management certificate and five chain-of-custody certificates for the production of lumber, timber, engineered wood, and veneer. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2002
FSC-U.S. Board Members Profile

This is the second article in the FSC-U.S. News and Views series featuring FSC-U.S. board members and their organization’s support of FSC. The FSC-U.S. board is comprised of nine elected members, three from each of the three FSC chambers: economic, environmental, and social. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2002
Appalachian Regional Standards Public Comment Period Opens

The public comment period for the FSC Appalachian Regional Standards began July 23rd, 2002 and is open through Sept. 23rd, 2002. The Appalachian Regional Standards were developed to provide forest owners and certifiers guidelines for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in the Appalachian region. read more …


Monday, 15 July 2002
FSC-U.S. Stronger Than Ever

As you might have heard, after three years at the helm of FSC-U.S. I am moving on to continue my work in the private sector at the company I started, Innovative Environmental Technologies. While it is hard to leave so many friends and colleagues in the certification community, I am heartened by the progress and momentum that we have all built during my stay here. read more …


Monday, 15 July 2002
Cooperative Efforts Get Certified, Gain Momentum

Wood-related cooperatives around the world are looking to FSC certification to advance their missions of local economic development. Co-ops facilitate the sharing of marketing and sales expenses for small businesses and landowners, and help ensure a more constant supply to markets. Co-ops interested in certification operate as commercial enterprises that seek to generate profits for their members to financially empower them to be good land stewards. read more …