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Wednesday, 06 February 2013
Code Breaker Winners Announced!

Code Breaker - did you crack the code? (© FSC UK)© FSC UK read more …

Tuesday, 05 February 2013
Second Public Consultation Launched on Chain of Custody Certification of Multiple Sites Standard

Czech Republic (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.FSC invites public comment on the second revised draft standard for Chain of Custody (COC) certification of multiple sites. This draft standard merges the FSC policy for group certification and the FSC standard for multi-site certification. read more …

Monday, 04 February 2013
First Public Consultation dates set by the International Generic Indicator (IGI) Steering Committee

Forest (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.The First Draft of the International Generic Indicators (IGIs) will be publicly consulted from 15 February to 15 April 2013. read more …

Thursday, 31 January 2013

FSC Certified Logs (© Elie Hakizumwami)© Elie HakizumwamiThe EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force on 3rd March 2013, making it illegal to place illegally harvested timber and timber products on the EU market. read more …

Thursday, 31 January 2013
Practices used in certified forests help improve biodiversity confirms RSPB study

An Orange Tip Butterfly in FSC certified Savernake Forest (© Max More)© Max MoreForestry practices, such as clear-felling and replanting, coppicing, and even widening roads and enlarging glades, can all have a positive effect on biodiversity in commercial forests, confirms a study undertaken by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). read more …

Monday, 21 January 2013
Off on a wintery forest walk? Don’t forget your camera!

FSC certified Savernake Forest in Winter: 'The Grand Avenue' (© Max More)© Max MoreWhy not make the most of the snowy weather and visit an FSC certified forest with your camera? read more …

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