Domtar Receives FSC Approval on Northwest Ontario Forestland

Domtar is reporting that during the week of July 13th, that they had successfully completed a surveillance audit, under the new Forest Stewardship Council’s National Standards for Canada, on the Wabigoon Forest, located in Northwest Ontario. And that they have received the auditor’s recommendation for certification to be maintained. Marie Cyr, general manager of the Dryden pulp mill, in a statement said, “Our on-the-ground management practices, coupled with a rigorous provincially mandated forest management planning process, helps to hit the mark with FSC. We are proud of our record of sustainable forest management. The fact that the Dryden mill has been operating in this forest area for over 100 years demonstrates that we are managing our forests sustainably.”

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