Manage Forest Aesthetics

Ensure Workplace Safety

Sustain Forest Ecosystems

Protect Water Quality

Ensure Business Viability

Document Harvest Planning

Demonstrate Continuous Improvement

Maintain Soil Productivity

Uphold Certificate Integrity

The Northeast Master Logger Certification Program offers third-party independent certification of logging companies’ harvesting practices. The certification system is built around standards that have been cross-referenced to all of the world’s major green certification systems.

Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands wins 2019 FSC Leadership Award!

The Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands (TCNEF) has been named a recipient of a 2019 Leadership Award from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for its work administering the Northeast Master Logger Certification Program and managing an FSC-certified group of family woodlands. The awards were presented in conjunction with the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, where President Barack Obama gave the keynote address.

An FSC Leadership Award is a prestigious honor, bringing international recognition and visibility to a recipient. TCNEF was among 13 recipients this year. Past recipients have included The Nature Conservancy, Proctor & Gamble, The World Wildlife Fund Global Forest and Trade Network, and Staples, Inc., among many others. FSC Leadership Awards celebrate forest owners, builders, architects, retailers, paper mills, manufacturers, environmental organizations and many others who contribute to the movement toward responsible sourcing and forest management. Learn more…

NEW Master Logger Video! Working with a Professional Master Logger: The Landowners Perspective

Master Loggers in the News & on TV:

Master Logger – Richard Wing & Son Logging Inc. in Northern Logger Magazine

Master Logger – Northern Logger & Timber Processor Magazine Article

Master Logger – Trees Ltd. on “Bill Green’s Maine”

Master Logger – Nicols Bros. Logging Inc. in Northern Logger Magazine