State Forests "Green Certified."

VanDuyne, G.
June 2008
New York State Conservationist;Jun2008, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p28
The article reports that the Green Certification distinction has been awarded to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for its sustainable management of state forests for benefits including enhanced carbon sequestration, wildlife habitat, biodiversity, wood products, clean water, and recreation. The certification was awarded by two independent auditors using internationally recognized standards for sustainable forest management developed by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).


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