|Dryden Forest Management Company
is audited by qualified third party auditors through participation in the
SFI Program and as a requirement of our Sustainable Forest License.
SFI Program Participants certified to the Forest Management
Standards are required to undergo annual surveillance audits by independent
and accredited certification bodies to deliver ongoing conformance. To
maintain a current forest management certificate, certified Program Participants
must undergo a full recertification audit every five years. DFMC
was re-certified in 2018.
The next SFI audit on the Dryden Forest is scheduled
for September 3-5, 2019.
SFI Audit Reports
Independent Forest Audits are an integral part
of Ontario's sustainable forest management framework. The Dryden Forest
management unit is audited every 5 years.
An independent auditor assesses the performance
of both DFMC and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in meeting
their forest management responsibilities.
An IFA audit took place on the Dryden Forest in 2018, with the field audit
portion on August 20-24, 2018. Once the report become public it will
be available online below.
Independent Forest Audit Reports