Starting January 1, 2013.

  • Everyone who has completed a CORE session at any time, will receive a yellow button.
  • If an individual completes 4 CE credits within the calendar year (2013), they will receive a green button at the time of completion.
  • If an individual does not complete the 4 CE credits within the calendar year (2013), they will receive a red button and acquire a deficit of 8 CE credits at the beginning of the following year (2014).
    1. If that individual makes up 4 of the CE credits within that calendar year (2014), they will turn yellow.
    2. If that individual makes up all 8 of the CE credits within that calendar year (2014), they will turn green.
  • If that individual does not make up any of the CE credit deficit within that calendar year (2014), they will stay with a red button and acquire a deficit of 4 additional CE credits (making the total deficit 12 credits) (the deficit will be applied to the following year- 2015).
    1. If that individual makes up makes up 4 of the CE credits within that calendar year (2015), they will remain with a red button.
    2. If that individual makes up 8 of the CE credits within that calendar year (2015), they will obtain a yellow button.
    3. If that individual makes up all 12 of the CE credits with that calendar year (2015), they will obtain a green button.
  • If that individual fails to make up any of the CE credit deficit within that calendar year (2015), they will stay with a red button and acquire a CORE deficit and a 4 CE credit deficit (the deficit will be applied to the following year- 2016).
  • If that individual makes up the CORE session and the 4 CE credit deficit with that calendar year (2016), they will obtain a green button.
    1. If that individual only makes up the CORE session within that calendar year (2016), they will obtain a yellow button.
    2. If that individual only makes up the 4 CE credit deficit within that calendar year (2016), they will remain with a red button.

Logger + Trainee Database

The SFE training program was developed to satisfy the wood-procurement and harvesting requirements of the many SFI-certified wood purchasing companies in Michigan. SFE training consists of core and continuing education (CE) training. This database can be checked by foresters who work for SFI-certified companies.

Facts About Forestry

How much wood does it take to build a house?

Obviously, the answer depends on the house. However, a 2000 square foot house will use about 13,000 board feet of framing lumber and about 6200 square feet of sheathing (usually oriented strand board - OSB).