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.