To view the latest information about FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody certificates, visit the FSC International site.
FSC Certification Statistics as of August 2020:
- 35.2 million acres certified in the US
- 154.7 million acres certified in the US and Canada
- 2,487 Chain-of-Custody certificates in the US
- 3,756 companies Chain-of-Custody certified in the US
- 6,273 sites certified in the US
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.