|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 15-17, 2021.
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