For FSC Wood Buyers

One of the most potent ways to support and protect healthy working forests is to use your purchasing power to choose forest products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council®. You are guaranteed that an FSC®-certified product is sourced from a forest managed to the highest sustainability standards in the world.

Our certified members, as well as our production and distribution partners, offer a wide variety of FSC®-certified products, grown right here in the Pacific Northwest. Some of the wood products and other beautiful forest products offered by our FSC®-certified members include:

  • Cedar decking
  • Flooring
  • Trim, moulding and paneling
  • Beams and oversize lumber
  • Figured maple
  • Spalted alder
  • Board and batten siding
  • Fence boards
  • Rough sawn lumber of all species and dimensions

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By supporting local FSC-certified forest management and businesses with your purchases, you’re contributing to the long-term sustainability of working forests and the communities that depend on them. Rigorous forestry standards and local manufacturing produces benefits for the entire region:

  • Healthy forest structure and species composition
  • Emphasis on maintaining ecosystem services
  • Reduced pesticide use
  • A diverse and stable supply of timber
  • More manufacturing jobs and a more resilient local economy
  • Less energy waste by using locally grown wood
  • No genetically modified (transgenic) trees

For information on sourcing specific wood products, whether logs for a mill or a few boards for a project, please contact us.

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