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I am an independent auditor of forest management practices.
I make sure forests are being managed sustainably throughout Australia and New Zealand. I also guide others in my field internationally.
To pass my audit, forest managers must maintain or enhance biodiversity, maintain the productive capacity of the forest, maintain forest ecosystem health and vitality, protect soil and water resources, and maintain or enhance the forests’ contribution to the carbon cycle, to name a few. Only then can they achieve Responsible Wood Certification.
Sustainable Forest Management Certification provides assurances that forests are conserved and managed responsibly to ensure they deliver social, environmental, cultural and economic benefits now and into the future.
I’m keeping an eye on Tasmania’s forests, and I can assure you that Tasmania’s certified forest management practices are amongst the best in the world.
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