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The SFI Small Lands Group Certification Module offers certification of a group of small family forest lands, under one certificate, that are supplying the SFI Program Participant that is certified to the SFI 2015-2019 Fiber Sourcing Standard.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), one of our PEFC members in North America, submitted the new SFI Small Lands Group Certification Module to PEFC in 2018. It achieved PEFC endorsement on 12 November 2019, following a vote by the PEFC General Assembly.
The Small Lands Module takes the burden off the landowner, and instead places it on the organization that has a need for more certified forest content. This approach directly engages small landowners that are interested in growing and selling timber and places added emphasis on accomplishing many land management objectives.