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1.5 Conformance with UK Forestry Standard


  • Projects shall conform with the UK Forestry Standard (including the elements of sustainable forest management (Climate Change, Soil, Water, Biodiversity, Landscape, Historic Environment and People).

Conformance with the UK Forestry Standard will be checked at validation and every verification.


Validation/Verification is not a UK Forestry Standard conformance audit.  The validation/ verification body will be checking that there is no evidence of non-compliance with the UK Forestry Standard.


Last updated: 3rd March 2018

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