Comparison of Two Forest Certification Systems and Idaho Legal Requirements Report uri icon



  • PAG Report 23 | Published December 2003 | Forest landowners in Idaho are required to follow Idaho's legal statutes and regulations when undertaking forest management activities. Landowners also may voluntarily choose to have their forest lands certified as well-managed by an independent, private certification organization. This report summarizes and compares the legal requirements for Idaho's non-federal forests with the standards of two leading forest certification systems: the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) programs.

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  • December 2003

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