North Coast Forest Reference Documents

North Coast Forest Conservation Program Policy Digest
(updated September 2012)

The following summary of The Conservation Fund’s North Coast California forest management policies was prepared to facilitate review and provide links for more information in a single source document.

2012 Forest Stewardship Council Audit Report
2012 Sustainable Forestry Initiative Audit Report

 

2011 Reports

2011 North Coast Forest Annual Report

This report  (PDF Download) includes accomplishments and highlights from the year and our plans for 2012.

 

2011 North Coast Forest Policy Digest  

The following summary of The Conservation Fund’s North Coast California forest management policies was prepared to facilitate review and provide links for more information in a single source document.

 

North Coast Sustainable Forestry Initiative Audit Report 2011
Forest Stewardship Council Audit Report 2011

 

2010 Reports

North Coast Conservation Initiative Annual Report 2010

The report (PDF Download) includes accomplishments and highlights from the year and our plans for 2011.

 
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Audit Report 2010

This is a partial review of the North Coast Forest Conservation Initiative to confirm that it continues to be in conformance with certification requirements, that it meets the additional requirements of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative 2010-2014 Standard.

 

Forest Stewardship Council Audit Report 2010

This report covers the 2nd annual audit of The Conservation Fund – North Coast Forest Conservation Program pursuant to the FSC guidelines for annual audits as well as the terms of the forest management certificate awarded in 2007.

 

North Coast Forest Conservation Initiative Annual Report 2009

The report includes the Caspar Index, highlights from the year, and our plans for 2010.

 

General

Conservation Prospects

A Review and Analysis of Existing Conservation Plans, Land Use Trends and Strategies for Conservation on the North Coast of California.

 

Garcia River Forest Integrative Resource Management Plan

The 23,780-acre Garcia River Forest was acquired in February 2004 by The Conservation Fund in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, the State Coastal Conservancy and the Wildlife Conservation Board. The project seeks to demonstrate that a large, under stocked tract of coastal forest can be returned to ecological and economic viability through patient, adaptive management by a non-profit organization in partnership with private and public entities and community stakeholders.

 

Big River and Salmon Creek Integrative Resource Management Plan

The Big River and Salmon Creek Forests were acquired in November 2006 by The Conservation Fund in partnership with the State Water Board, the State Coastal Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation Board and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The project seeks to demonstrate that large, under-stocked tracts of coastal forest can be returned to ecological and economic viability through patient, adaptive management by a non-profit organization in partnership with private and public entities and community stakeholders.