"Each generation takes the
earth as trustees.
We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests
and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed."
-J. Sterling Morton
Read on to
find out more if you are considering certification and retaining market share
for your timber resource.
In the UK, Martin B. Jones, Managing Director of the Woodland Stewardship
Company, has been employed by several FSC approved certifiers, including the Soil Association
and SmartWood, to carry out Forest Management, Resource Manager and Group
certifications according to the UKWAS Standard and UK Forest Standard.
have significant expertise and experience in
assisting landowners becoming UKWAS certified. We can simplify the process and
thereby reduce costs for the owner.
In the UK, the United Kingdom Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS) has been designed to ensure that it reflects the requirements
of both the UK Forestry Standard and the Forest Stewardship
Council's (FSC) GB Standard. It
has been designed for use in the certification of UK woodlands and forests by
independent certification bodies and addresses specific aspects of management or
types of operation in turn. Clients who undergo third party audits and who are
found to fully conform to the UKWAS Standard are allowed to carry the FSC
the latest updated UKWAS