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Development and Testing of a Criteria and Indicators System for Sustainable Forest Management at the Local Level

Case Study at the Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd., Canada


Thorsten Mrosek

Contents: Background on the concept of criteria and indicators (C&I) for sustainable forest management (SFM) – Development of an advanced C&I system for SFM at the local level, including: a generic set of local level C&I, indicator verifiers and norms, as well as procedures for C&I assessment and adaptive management – Testing of the entire C&I system as a case study at the Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd. in Canada, including detailed indicator measurement and assessment results – Providing a model for evaluating sustainability in the management of temperate forests around the world.