present paper consists in a environmental revision of current management
practices carried out by a medium forest company. Its main goal
are to identify the negative environmental impact, to make a revision
of the forest management practices and, to evaluated its level of
compliance whit the current environmental legislation.
management practices from five units located in Region de Los Lagos
were studied, accounting a total area of 1600 hectares, including
forest plantations and native forest.
used methodology was descriptive and comparative analysis of the
forest management practices in contrast whit a set of best management
practices or regulations. The designed method may be a useful tool
for any environmental revision focused to small forestry business.
study concluded that the weakness in that company can be resolved
through the implementation of best management practices procedures,
including current legislation issues as future goals for both companies.
Also training and auditing efforts are needed in order to achieve
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