The standard is being developed by a group of six people, with two representing social interests, two representing environmental interests, and two representing economic interests.
In selecting Standards Development Group (SDG) members, we were looking for people who understand issues surrounding management of small woodlands, who can represent not only their own views but also the views of others with similar interests, who can work together constructively, and who can bring fresh perspectives to the certification of small woodlands in the UK. And of course we were particularly keen to see owners of small woodlands well represented.
The following SDG members were selected by the project Steering Group:
For an outline of the SDG’s activities, see the timeline below. You can find more details in the terms of reference in the helpful downloads section.
Call for SDG members: June 2018
SDG members appointed: July 2018
First SDG meeting: October 2018
Second SDG meeting: November 2018
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