Certified forests in Minnesota

May 13, 2019

Total Certified Acres

  • Total (All Ownerships) 7,852,878 acres
  • Public (FSC or SFI) 7,247,568 acres
  • Private (FSC/SFI/PEFC) 605,310 acres
  • Dual (All Ownerships) 5,330,725 acres

FSC®-Certified Acres

  • All Ownerships 6,112,705 acres
  • Public: DNR 4,972,286 acres**
  • Public: County 1,127,242 acres
  • Private: Industry 0 acres
  • Private: Non-Industry 13,177 acres

SFI®-Certified Acres

  • All Ownerships 7,070,898 acres
  • Public: DNR 4,979,286 acres
  • Public: County 1,502,097 acres
  • Private: Industry 314,725 acres
  • Private: Non-Industry 281,790 acres

* Forest Stewardship Council (FSC); Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI); Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC)

** Minnesota DNR's FSC Trademark License Code: FSC-C020394. Minnesota DNR's FSC Certificate Code: SCS-FM/COC-00088N

Data Sources: Data were primarily obtained from certificate holders. Total acres may not correspond to those listed on the FSC and SFI websites. In some cases, total acres include both productive and nonproductive forestland, as well as nonforested acres.

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