Timber Assurance

  • Federal lands come under significant scrutiny and legal requirements not imposed upon entities outside that governance/ownership. 

    It is the intention of this website to provide information on the legality and sustainability of US forest lands under the ownership of State agencies and private individuals, corporations and other recognized legal entities. 



  • The 741 million acres of forestland in the United States are primarily owned by federal, state, and private entities.

  • Third party forest certification is a positive private sector innovation and one tool used to verify and enhance sustainable forest management.  However, the United States federal government...