At the core of our organization is a flourishing network of people who care deeply about the environment. The certified ATFS sign tells your community, and the world, that you stand among the best woodland stewards in America. How do you get started towards certification? Learn more below.
Participants in the American Tree Farm System are committed to “getting more good forestry on more acres, and keeping it there” by following sustainable forest management practices and techniques. Learn about the five steps to ATFS certification.
Benefits of Certification
Certifcation is a way to validate and recognize that you are committed to doing the best for your land. It also provides you with access to great tools, such as webinars, advocacy opportunies and Mylandplan.org. Learn more about why certification matters.