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Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Controlled wood strategy process extended to March 2019

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDOn 5 November 2018, the controlled wood strategy process advisory group recently requested that the FSC International Board of Directors extend the deadline for publishing the controlled wood strategy from December 2018 to March 2019. The FSC International Board of Directors approved this extension. read more …


Wednesday, 05 December 2018
FSC establishes technical working group for group certification standard revision

FSC GD New Approaches (© FSC GD/Christian Irrgang)© FSC GD/Christian IrrgangSeven technical experts will revise the FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups within the scope of FSC forest management certification. One of the proposed changes calls for the standard under revision to be now titled as FSC Group Certification Standard. read more …


Thursday, 29 November 2018
Small Woods Project update – what is a small wood, and what are the issues to address in an FSC standard?

Small Woods Project (© FSC UK / E. Parker)© FSC UK / E. ParkerBack in June we announced the launch of our small woods project, which aims to trial a radical approach to developing an FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for small and community woodlands. read more …


Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Excellence in Forestry Awards 2019

RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards (© RFS)© RFSFSC UK is once again delighted to support the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Excellence in Forestry Awards. read more …


Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Tree Charter Day 2018: 24 November

Tree CharterAt FSC UK, we’re proud to have been one of more than 70 organisations that came together last November to mark the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Charter of the Forest with the launch of a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People, or Tree Charter for short. read more …


Tuesday, 20 November 2018
The Forestry Contractors International Working Group explores new ways to develop smallholder certification

FSC GD New Approaches (© FSC GD/Christian Irrgang)© FSC GD/Christian IrrgangThe New Approaches for Smallholders and Communities Certification (commonly named ‘New Approaches’) team and the Forestry Contractors International Working Group met at the end of October to explore new solutions to increase smallholder certification worldwide. read more …



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