NORCROSS, GA – Wells Timberland REIT has earned Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certification for responsible forest management, according to MarketWatch.com. Wells Timberland has outright ownership or long-term leases on more than 320,000 acres of forestland across western Georgia and eastern Alabama.

“SFI certification is a respected recognition of our commitment to manage our lands professionally and responsibly,” said Jess Jarratt, president of Wells Timberland Investment Management Organization. “We believe very strongly that responsible, sustainable forestry is not only possible, and not only the best approach for our forestlands, but also in the best interest of our investors and our company.”

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