Skip to Main Content
Regional forestry practices and forest management certificationAuthor(s): Steverson O. Moffat; Frederick W. Cubbage; Matthew H. Pelkki
Source: Proceeding of the Southern Forest Economics Workers (2001): 47-52
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
PDF: View PDF (863 KB)
DescriptionUnder a "mandated" management scenario, landowners in states with comprehensive forest practices laws meet more sustainable forestry standards and certification programs' guidelines than do owners in states with other regulatory approaches. This confers certification advantages to landowners in the Pacific Northwest where comprehensive forest laws predominate. Under a "combined" management scenario that includes regulatory programs with voluntary BMPs and Stewardship guidelines, no appreciable regional advantages exist. In both scenarios, numerous gaps remain between management practices and sustainable forestry standards and certification guidelines. The amount of NIPF timberland under each scenario is small: 12% of NIPF timberland is located in states with comprehensive forest practices laws, while 5.7% of NIPF timberland fits our definition of "combined" management.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationMoffat, Steverson O.; Cubbage, Frederick W.; Pelkki, Matthew H., ed. 2001. Regional forestry practices and forest management certification. Proceeding of the Southern Forest Economics Workers (2001): 47-52
- Examining the compatibility between forestry incentive programs in the US and the practice of sustainable forest management
- Pest and pesticide management on southern forests
- Northwest forest practices regulation and forest management certification
XML: View XML