Forest Management Company has been certified by independent third-party
auditors to meeting the principles and objectives outlined in the SFI 2015-2019 Standards and Rules - Section 2: Forest Management
Standards since November 26, 2009.
DFMC SFI Certificate
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 public.
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.