In September 2015 UPM Tilhill will carry out a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC™) assessment of forest management of sites in the UPM Tilhill (Tilhill Forestry Limited) group scheme against the requirements of the UKWAS Standard (2012; v3.1) (you can view this standard at www.sacert.org/woodmark). Prior to this they are seeking comments on their forest management and the standard being used.
A full list of sites within the scope of the evaluation within the UPM Tilhill (Tilhill Forestry Limited) group scheme is attached with this consultation document and feedback regarding management practices at any of these sites is welcome. Sites to be visited this year are still to be confirmed.
If you have comments about;
a) forest management carried out by UPM Tilhill (Tilhill Forestry Limited) or at sites within their group scheme and/or
b) the Standard being used
Please complete the attached feedback form and return it to
11th September 2015. If your comments are site specific, please state very clearly which site they refer to.