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The North American forests

geography, ecology, and silviculture

by Laurence C. Walker

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Forests and forestry -- United States.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Canada.,
    • Forest ecology -- United States.,
    • Forest ecology -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLaurence C. Walker ; with the collaborating assistance of Brian Oswald ... [et al.].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD143 .W285 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination398 p. :
      Number of Pages398
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL344938M
      ISBN 101574441760
      LC Control Number98003924

      North American forests and forestry; their relations to the national life of the American people, By. Bruncken, Ernest, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. New York and London:Putnam, [c] Subjects. Forests and forestry Call Number.   Forest gardening has been the standard for millennia in many tropical regions, but it’s possible in more temperate climes as well. A British chap by the name of Robert Hart first popularized the concept among European and North American gardeners with the publication of his book Forest Gardening: Cultivating an Edible Landscape in the s.

      In , the North American Forest Commission (NAFC) established an Inventory and Monitoring Working Group (IMWG) to collaborate and share information on forest inventory, monitoring and assessment approaches, interests and methods; to learn from each other’s experiences; and to adopt common approaches where possible to create consistency in transnational assessments. broader than the forest industry and must be addressed at a societal level. Drawing from a wide range of research publications, the fol-lowing pages will examine the current state of North American forests, modern forest practices, and criteria for sustainability, and consider some of the challenges that could.

        Forests "are restless things," writes Zach St. George in his new book The Journeys of Trees. He explains how, over millennia, forests creep inch by inch to more hospitable places. Silvics of Forest Trees of the United States, Agriculture Handbook , was the first comprehensive document of its kind in the United States. It was an edited compendium of research papers describing silvical characteristics of trees; the papers had been independently prepared by specialists at U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service experiment stations.


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Thirteen chapters describe more than forest cover types, involving several times that many species. North America's Eastern Deciduous Forest ecosystem stretches over 26 states from Florida up to New England and southern Canada, and extends as far west as Texas and Minnesota.

These forests are dominated by broad-leafed trees that shed their leaves annually (deciduous), with evergreen cone-bearing seed plants (conifers) such as pines and. The United States has protected areas known as National Forests coveringacres (, km 2 /, sq.

mi). The National Forests are managed by the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The first National Forest was established as the Yellowstone Park Timber and Land Reserve on Mathen in the Department of the Interior. American Forests was established in September as the American Forestry Association (AFA) by physician and horticulturist John Aston Warder and a group of like-minded citizens in Chicago.

The object of the organization was to collect and disseminate information on forestry and to foster the conservation of the existing forests. In the absence of worms, North American hardwood forests develop a thick blanket of duff—a mille-feuille of slowly decomposing leaves deposited over the course of years, if not decades.

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