Bedell Guitars is partnering with one of these concessions for all of it’s mahogany guitar neck stock, Sociedad Civil Custodios de la Selva (CUSTOSEL) to help provide both a sustainable economy for the 85 families living among and near the CUSTOSEL concession and for the on-going forest sustainability through 5 year selective harvest conservation plans.

CUSTOSEL is both FSC certified and Fair Trade certified, and supported by CATIE and The Rainforest Alliance, among other groups.