Forest Plans of North America

Forest Plans of North America presents case studies of contemporary forest management plans developed for forests owned by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, communities, families, individuals, industry, investment organizations, conservation organizations, and others in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The book provides excellent real-life examples of contemporary forest planning processes, the various methods used, and the diversity of objectives and constraints faced by forest owners. Chapters are written by those who have developed the plans, with each contribution following a unified format and allowing a common, clear presentation of the material, along with consistent treatment of various aspects of the plans. This work complements other books published by members of the same editorial team (Forest Management and Planning, Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resource Management), which describe the planning process and the various methods one might use to develop a plan, but in general do not, as this work does, illustrate what has specifically been developed by landowners and land managers. This is an in-depth compilation of case studies on the development of forest management plans by the different landowner groups in North America. The book offers students, practitioners, policy makers, and the general public an opportunity to greatly improve their appreciation of forest management and, more importantly, foster an understanding of why our forests today are what they are and what forces and tools may shape their tomorrow. Forest Plans of North America provides a solid supplement to those texts that are used as learning tools for forest management courses. In addition, the work functions as a reference for the types of processes used and issues addressed in the early 21st century for managing land resources. Presents 40-50 case studies of forest plans developed for a wide variety of organizations, groups, and landowners in North America Illustrates plans that have specifically been developed by landowners and land managers Features engaging, clearly written content that is accessible rather than highly technical, while demonstrating the issues and methods involved in the development of the plans Each chapter contains color photographs, maps, and figures

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  • Author : Jacek P. Siry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 482 pages
  • ISBN : 0127999310
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Forest Plans of North America

Forest Plans of North America
  • Author : Jacek P. Siry,Peter Bettinger,Krista Merry,Donald L. Grebner,Kevin Boston,Chris Cieszewski
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 March 2015
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Forest Plans of North America presents case studies of contemporary forest management plans developed for forests owned by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, communities, families, individuals, industry, investment organizations, conservation organizations, and others in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The book provides excellent real-life examples of contemporary forest planning processes, the various methods used, and the diversity of objectives and constraints faced by forest owners. Chapters are written by those who have developed the plans, with each contribution

Forest Management and Planning

Forest Management and Planning
  • Author : Peter Bettinger,Pete Bettinger,Kevin Boston,Jacek P. Siry,Donald L. Grebner
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 July 2010
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Forest Management and Planning provides a focused understanding of contemporary forest management issues through real life examples to engage students. The methodology for the development of quantitatively-derived forest management plans – from gathering information to the implementation of plans at the forest level – are clearly explained. Emphasis is placed on the development of traditional commodity production forest plans using linear programming, the development of alternative forest plans, and problem resolution in planning. The authors have developed this book based on their

Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources

Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Author : Donald L. Grebner,Peter Bettinger,Jacek P. Siry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
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Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources presents a broad overview of the profession of forestry. The book details several key fields within forestry, including forest health, economics, policy, utilization, and forestry careers. Chapters deal specifically with forest products and harvesting, recreation, wildlife habitats, tree anatomy and physiology, and ethics. These topics are ideal for undergraduate introductory courses and include numerous examples (mainly graphical) and questions for students to ponder. Unlike other introductory forestry texts, which focus largely on forest ecology

Mapping Human and Natural Systems

Mapping Human and Natural Systems
  • Author : Pete Bettinger,Krista Merry,Kevin Boston
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 November 2019
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Mapping Human and Natural Systems covers our increasingly digital world - internet communications, cloud computing, etc., and how our ability to quickly and visually communicate is becoming increasingly important. The book provides the reader with a ready reference to learn about map creation and interpretation and to help them better interact with, and construct, maps. There are several software systems available that focus on maps and mapping, but no single resource that covers the fundamentals of mapping. This book fills

Forest Management and Planning

Forest Management and Planning
  • Author : Peter Bettinger,Kevin Boston,Jacek P. Siry,Donald L. Grebner
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 December 2016
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Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management. The book is intermixed with chapters that concentrate on quantitative subjects, such as economics and linear programming, and qualitative chapters that provide discussions of important aspects of natural resource management, such as sustainability. Expanded coverage includes a case study of a closed canopy, uneven-aged forest, new forest plans from South America and Oceania, and a new chapter on

Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources

Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Author : Donald L. Grebner,Pete Bettinger,Jacek P. Siry,Kevin Boston
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources, Second Edition, presents a broad, completely updated overview of the profession of forestry. The book details several key fields within forestry, including forest management, economics, policy, utilization and forestry careers. Chapters deal specifically with forest regions of the world, landowners, forest products, wildlife habitats, tree anatomy and physiology, and forest disturbances and health. These topics are ideal for undergraduate introductory courses and include numerous examples and questions for students to ponder. There is also

The Practice of Silviculture

The Practice of Silviculture
  • Author : Mark S. Ashton,Matthew J. Kelty
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 19 March 2018
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The most up-to-date, comprehensive resource on silviculture that covers the range of topics and issues facing today’s foresters and resource professionals The tenth edition of the classic work, The Practice of Silviculture: Applied Forest Ecology, includes the most current information and the results of research on the many issues that are relevant to forests and forestry. The text covers such timely topics as biofuels and intensive timber production, ecosystem and landscape scale management of public lands, ecosystem services, surface

Canada's Forests

Canada's Forests
  • Author : Ken Drushka
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 16 September 2003
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Ken Drushka analyses the changes in human attitudes towards the forests, detailing the rise of the late nineteenth-century conservation movement and its subsequent decline after World War I, the interplay between industry and government in the development of policy, the adoption of sustained yield policies after World War II, and the recent adoption of sustainable forest management in response to environmental concerns. Drushka argues that, despite the centuries of use, the Canadian forest retains a good deal of its vitality

Forest Management

Forest Management
  • Author : Lawrence Davis,Lawrence S. Davis
  • Publisher : Waveland PressInc
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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"The fourth edition of Forest Management - revised significantly from previous, successful editions - offers authoritative, up-to-date coverage of broad-scope concepts and ideas for those entering the fields of forest management, forest economics, and forest ecology. Viewed as large integrated ecosystems that are often owned and managed by multiple landowners, forests continue to be at the center of debates involving global warming and the sustaining of human populations. Because long-term ecological outcomes of forest management activities continue to be of

Wildlife Habitats in Managed Forests

Wildlife Habitats in Managed Forests
  • Author : Jack Ward Thomas,United States. Forest Service
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 1979
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That is what this book is about. It is a framework for planning, in which habitat is the key to managing wildlife and making forest managers accountable for their actions. This book is based on the collective knowledge of one group of resource professionals and their understanding about how wildlife relate to forest habitats. And it provides a longoverdue system for considering the impacts of changes in forest structure on all resident wildlife.

Ecological Regions of North America

Ecological Regions of North America
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 1997
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This volume represents a first attempt at holistically classifying and mapping ecological regions across all three countries of the North American continent. A common analytical methodology is used to examine North American ecology at multiple scales, from large continental ecosystems to subdivisions of these that correlate more detailed physical and biological settings with human activities on two levels of successively smaller units. The volume begins with an overview of North America from an ecological perspective, concepts of ecological regionalization. This