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Please RSVP by September 24th



We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Hyatt Place (199 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801), which is only an 8 minute walk to The Collider.

Group member reservations can be made online by using this link:


Reservations can be made by calling Hyatt Central Reservations by calling:


Individuals must identify themselves as part of the Forest Stewardship Council group in order to receive the group rate.

The group rate of $139 includes free breakfast, WIFI, and parking.


The discounted group rate of $139 is valid through 9/14/18, Reservation Cut off Date. 

The rate is available for the contracted dates of:  Sunday, 9/30 through Thursday, 10/4



To take public transportation from the Asheville Airport to The Collider, walk to the “New Airport Rd at Airport Park Dr” stop (5 min.) and take the S3 bus to “ART Station” (35 min.). Then walk up Coxe Ave to where Patton Ave meets Haywood St. (5 min.).


Unfortunately the Hyatt Place does not have a shuttle service, but Uber and Lyft cost around $20 or less to downtown from the airport.


More transportation information from the Asheville Airport’s website:



Asheville, North Carolina (The Collider, 1 Haywood Street)



Monday-Tuesday October 1-2, 2018 with optional field trip to group member properties and demonstration pilot sites on October 3rd.

9AM-5PM for working sessions, plus social gathering on Monday evening.



FSC Group FM Certificate managers and their members, consulting foresters, FSC-certified manufacturers and suppliers, NGO’s.


FSC US and FSC International invite you to learn and share your perspective on developments in family woodland certification in the US and Canada. Topics covered will include:

  • Weigh in on upcoming revision of the FSC forest stewardship standard, including special indicators for ownerships <2,500 acres.

  • Kick off the global Group Certification standard revision – be among the first to inform this important revision process.

  • Learn best practices in group management and recruitment/retention.

  • Learn about FSC International’s New Approaches program for smallholders and proposed pilot initiative in the US.

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