To view the latest information about FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody certificates, visit the FSC International site.
FSC Certification Statistics as of June 2017:
- 35,552,573 acres certified in the US
- 168,621,038 acres certified in the US and Canada
- 4,083 companies Chain-of-Custody certified in the US
- 4,939 companies Chain-of-Custody certified in the US and Canada
General Forest Facts
- Forests cover 30% of global land area
- 70% of terrestrial animals and plants live in forests
- Currently the world’s forests store 283 billion tons of carbon in their biomass
Learn more about the history of forestry and the changes in forested acres in the United States.