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Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Canada to host meeting of global forestry leaders to plan future of responsible forest development

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The world's leading forest certification organization, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), will hold its triennial global General Assembly in Canada for the first time from October 8-13, 2017, in Vancouver. 800 people from more than 80 countries, including leaders in global forestry, will be attending to focus on how to enhance responsible forestry worldwide. read more …


Thursday, 10 August 2017
Working together for wildlife: A forestry field day

(© Wildsight)© WildsightBy John Bergenske read more …


Monday, 31 July 2017
Public Consultation On A Revised Pesticides Policy Now Open

All stakeholders are invited to participate in an online consultation for a revised pesticides policy (Draft 1-0). You can provide feedback from 31 July until 29 October 2017. read more …


Monday, 31 July 2017
Responsible forest management vital to ensure effectiveness of new federal woodland caribou protection plan

Caribou (© Valerie Courtois)© Valerie CourtoisMONTREAL, July 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - FSC Canada, is pleased the federal government has issued a draft action plan to support Canada’s boreal caribou population, but believes the plan must do more to encourage better responsible forest management practices as a vital element to protecting caribou and other species at risk. read more …


Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Group Certification To Undergo Minor Revision

WE CERTIFY FORESTS BIG AND SMALL – So we understand that these forests are, in turn, managed by individuals and groups of all shapes and sizes. You may not know, for example, that nearly half of Europe’s forest land is owned by private individuals who often manage very small plots. Those forest managers – known as smallholders or small and community producers – who take care of a small area of forest can include Indigenous Peoples, communities, and family foresters, who practice low-intensity forest management. (© FSC GD/Christian Irrgang)© FSC GD/Christian IrrgangThe FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups (FSC-STD-30-005 V1-0) is scheduled to be revised in the third quarter of 2017. read more …


Wednesday, 19 July 2017
We're looking for new Board Members

(© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.)© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.Just like our members, FSC Canada’s Board of Directors arefundamental to the organization providing diverse Aboriginal, economic, socialand environmental interests, and bringing integrity and resilience to the FSCsystem. read more …



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