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Forest Certification

Forestry certification is a concept that emerged in the late 1980’s following a number of movements lead by environmental groups around the world in an effort to promote sustainable forest management.

Forestry certification is voluntary process that serves as a means of protecting forests by promoting responsible forestry practices and provides independent third-party assurance that a forestry operation meets standards set by a specific certification program.

A well-managed forest satisfies standards for environmentally, socially and economically responsible management. These standards ensure the long-term health and productivity of forests for timber production, wildlife habitat, water quality, as well as stable and lasting communities.

Wood products from certified forests are also labeled to provide consumers with assurance that those products came from well-managed forests. Consumer demand for certified forest products is a powerful incentive for forest managers to pursue forest certification and for retailers and manufacturers to seek products from certified forests.

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