Newsletter Stories


Monday, 01 April 2002
FSC Releases COC Policy for Larger Operations

FSC has defined guidelines for Chain of Custody (COC) certification of single legal entities with multiple sites, branches, or production facilities. read more …


Monday, 01 April 2002
Monitoring Visit of Certifier SCS at Allagash Timberlands

In the week from the 20th to the 24th of May, 2002, FSC will conduct a monitoring visit of SCS at the Allagash Timberlands, a Maine forest managed by Irving Woodlands, LLC. read more …


Monday, 01 April 2002
CFPC Offers Certified Wood Project Toolkit

At a workshop at the Natural Capital Center in Portland, OR, the Certified Forest Products Council (CFPC) launched its new educational campaign directed at designers, specifiers, builders and project managers who use certified wood. read more …


Friday, 15 March 2002
An Open Letter to Members from the FSC-U.S. Board of Directors

At our recent board meeting in early March, the FSC-U.S. Board of Directors unanimously affirmed that the organization should take several steps that will result in positive changes for FSC stakeholders and an overall strengthening of the FSC. read more …


Friday, 15 March 2002
2.1 Million Acre Certification in Canada Completed

FSC-accredited certifier SGS Qualifor recently certified 2.1 million acres (855,000 ha) of public forest in Ontario from Georgian Bay to Algonquin Park, the largest FSC-certification of public land in Canada. Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc. (SGS-FM/COC-0931), a not for profit community based forest management company manages the land for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR). read more …


Friday, 15 March 2002
485,000 Acres of Main State Lands Certified

At a press conference on March 19 in Augusta, Maine, Governor King, FSC-U.S. Executive Director Hank Cauley, and FSC-accredited Scientific Certification Systems’ Dr. Robert Hrubes announced the certification of 485,000 acres of state-owned forestland. The species-rich forests are located in the transition zone between the northern hardwood region and the boreal spruce-fir forest. read more …