Forest Management Company has been certified by independent third-party
auditors to meeting the principles and objectives outlined in the SFI 2015-2021 Standards and Rules - Section 2: Forest Management
Standards since November 26, 2009.
DFMC SFI Certificate
SFI Audit Reports
SFI Program Participants believe forest
managers and landowners have an important stewardship responsibility
and a commitment to society, and they recognize the importance
of maintaining viable commercial forest and conservation forestland
bases. They support sustainable forestry practices on forestland
they manage, and promote them on other lands. They support efforts
to protect private property rights, and to help all private landowners
manage their forestland sustainably. In keeping with this responsibility,
SFI Program Participants shall have a written policy to implement and achieve the specific
principles and objectives.
Each objective consists of Performance
Measures and Core Indicators which define the specific
requirements an organization must meet in order to achieve
certification. Some examples of Core Indicators include:
As an SFI Program
Participant, DFMC is an active member of the Central Canada SFI Implementation
Committee (CCSIC) which promotes and fosters understanding of the
Sustainable Forestry Initiative and encourages the implementation of
sustainable forestry practices to wood suppliers, landowners and the
education and training sufficient to their roles and responsibilities.
- Clear criteria to judge
adequate regeneration and appropriate actions to correct
understocked areas and achieve acceptable species composition
and stocking rates for both artificial and natural regeneration.
- Program to protect
threatened and endangered species.
DFMC encourages all workers on the Dryden Forest to strive towards
becoming a "Qualified Logging Professional" by meeting a set
of criteria in understanding their legal and training requirements,
understanding best management practices, and demonstrate a continuing
awareness of SFI principles of sustainable forestry.