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Northeast SmartWood Certification Guidelines for Assessing Forest Management

Tags: Forestry, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Research

Client Name: National Wildlife Federation

Client Type: Non-profit

Year: 1998

Location: Vermont

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. performed a review of the SmartWood certification guidelines for green certification of logs, lumber and wood products. Linking consumer consciousness with sustainable forestry practices, the assessment was conducted with special attention given to social and community interaction with forest resources. This review was in response to a request by the Northeast Natural Resource Center of the National Wildlife Federation.