Tree Farm Certification meets international, third party standards of sustainable forest management may provide greater access to markets and may help meet growing demand for certified forest products.
Certification Incentives are now available for Inspectors using the SC Landscape Management Plan to certify new Tree Farms. Additional incentives are available for entering those Inspections through the CertApp online tool. New Tree Farmers entering the program as certified qualify for a one-year free membership in the SC Tree Farm Program.
Minimum of ten acres forestland with a written Tree Farm management plan or Forest Stewardship Plan and Tree Farm Inspection.