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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 09:27 Certification News 9/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Campus publications becoming more sustainable - Vanderbilt News Forest certification programs competing? - IHB Tags: news
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 00:00 Better Know a Standard #4 Periodically the Center will discuss a portion of the chain-of-custody or forest management standard and detail how the Center and potential landowners or mill operators can meet that standard. This edition will detail Criterion 1.6 from the Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody Standard (FSC-STD-0004 V2-1). Criterion 1.6 Occupational Health and Safety Indicator 1.6.1 The organization shall demonstrate its commitment to occupational health and safety. Tags: BKAS, FSC, CoC
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 00:00 Certification News 8/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Gibson Guitar Settles Claims Over Imported Ebony - New York Times Tags: news
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 00:00 E-News July 2012 The latest edition of the Forest and Wood Certification E-Newsletter has been released by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification. A portion of the newsletter is displayed below but a full copy can be accessed here. Tags: Newsletter
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 11:36 Southeast FSC Meeting Announcement The Center for Forest and Wood Certification has recently been made aware of the following meeting announcement that might be interesting to our stakeholders interested in FSC certification. Several managing partners of the Center are planning on attending.   PDF Announcement
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 09:15 Certification News 7/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 00:00 Sinker Log Certification Using Sinker Logs in the Production of FSC products Tags: FSC, Controlled Wood
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 00:00 Better Know A Standard #3 Periodically the Center will discuss a portion of the chain-of-custody or forest management standard and detail how the Center and potential landowners or mill operators can meet that standard.  This edition will detail Criterion1.5 from the Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody Standard (FSC-STD-004 V2-1). Criterion 1.5 Commitment to FSC Values Tags: BKAS, FSC, CoC
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 00:00 Certification News 6/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Toward a Greener Tour and a Green Guitar - New York Times - Green Blog Tags: news
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 00:00 Forester Training Completed Tags: cooperating forester
Friday, May 25, 2012 - 00:00 Better Know a Standard #2 Periodically the Center will discuss a portion of the chain-of-custody or forest management standard and detail how the Center and potential landowners or mill operators can meet that standard.  This edition will detail indicator 4.4.c from the Forest Stewardship Council-US Forest Management Standard (v1.0). Tags: BKAS, FSC
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 09:23 E-News May 2012 The latest edition of the Forest and Wood Certification E-Newsletter has been released by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification. A portion of the newsletter is displayed below but a full copy can be accessed here. Tags: Newsletter
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 00:00 Certification News 5/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to forest and wood certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 14:50 FSC-US & USFS Agreement The Forest Stewardship Council and the United States Forest Service have a signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the USFS Forest Stewardship Program's compliance with portions of the FSC Standards. The Forest Stewardship Program is managed by the USFS but administered and implemented by state agencies to assist in the development of management plans for family forest owners. Tags: FSC, USFS, Principle 7, Family Forests
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 12:36 Better Know a Standard #1 Periodically the Center will discuss a portion of the chain-of-custody or forest management standard and detail how the Center and potential landowners or mill operators can meet that standard.  This edition will detail indicator 3.3.a from the Forest Stewardship Council-US Forest Management Standard (v1.0). Indicator 3.3.a The forest owner or manager invites consultation with tribal representatives in identifying sites of current or traditional cultural, archaeological, economic, or religious significance Tags: BKAS, FSC
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 14:22 E-News April 2012 The first edition of the Forest and Wood Certification E-Newsletter has been released by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification. A portion of the newsletter is displayed below but a copy can be accessed here. Issues discussed in this newsletter include the Center's securing of the group certification certificates, the 1st FSC Family Forest in Kentucky, the national controlled wood issue, and many others. Tags: Newsletter
Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 09:16 Certification News 4/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to forest and wood certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Certified Agriculture, Forests Leaping Worldwide - Sustainable Business.com Tags: news
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 10:34 Certification News 3/2012 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to forest and wood certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters only the views of the author. Sawmill Specializes in Locally Sourced, Sustainable Products - Statesman Journal Tags: news
Friday, March 16, 2012 - 13:37 Cooperating Forester Training Registration closed! Please sign up for our newsletter to the left to be immediately informed when further training opportunities are available. Cooperating Forester Training Workshop for foresters on certification and Cooperating Forester opportunities with the Center for Forest and Wood Certification Tags: cooperating forester
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 13:52 On Site Audit Completed The audit for the Center for Forest and Wood Certificaiton's Forest Management Forest Stewardship Council and American Tree Farm System and Chain-of-Custody Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forestry Initiative group certificates was completed on December 19-23, 2011. Preliminary results from the audit indicate no major corrective action requests for group management for both chain-of-custody and forest management.

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