News and topics around our activities

Wednesday, 08 January 2020
Consultation: FSC Global Strategic Plan

FSC stakeholders are invited to give their input into the future direction of FSC, by taking part in a consultation on the first draft of the updated FSC Global Strategic Plan 2021-2026. read more …

Wednesday, 08 January 2020
Coming up: Webinars on Conversion Policy

WebinarParticipate in our webinars in English on 14th January and 5th February 2020 or Spanish on 5th February 2020. We will discuss the second draft of the FSC policy on conversion (FSC-POL-01-007 V1-0 D2-0). read more …

Friday, 20 December 2019
Small Woods Project update – why make one standard when you can make two?

(© FSC UK / E. Parker)© FSC UK / E. ParkerIncredibly, it’s twelve months since the last written update on our Small Woods project. During that time, despite the difficulties of coordinating face-to-face meetings, the Standards Development Group (SDG) has continued its discussions and has made a lot of progress towards a draft standard. There was a hiatus over the summer holidays, and we took the opportunity for a period of reflection, holding a Steering Group meeting to review the rate of progress and direction of travel. Since that meeting, the next steps have been agreed with the SDG, and we now have some significant developments to share with you. read more …

Friday, 29 November 2019
Where can I find an FSC-certified Christmas tree?

FSC certified Christmas trees are available from many Forestry Commission sites. – The Forestry Commission was the first state forestry organisation in the world to achieve FSC forest management certification. Many FSC certified products are also available from their online shop. FSC-N002123FSC-certified Christmas trees are available in the UK. FSC trees are grown as part of a well-managed forest, minimising the use of pesticides and protecting forest plants and animals. Real trees also have the huge advantage of being recyclable, unlike their plastic counterparts. read more …

Friday, 15 November 2019
Consultation: Forest Management Group Standard

The FSC standard for forest management groups (FSC-STD-30-005) is currently being revised. The technical working group in charge of the revision had two in-person meetings before finalising the first draft. Now this document is ready for a public consultation from 8 November 2019 until 10 January 2020. read more …

Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Bat Worker Survey

The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute is looking for individuals with experience in bat conservation and/or management work to take part in a survey consultation. read more …

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