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Forests forever : their ecology, restoration, and protection

Author: John J Berger
Publisher: Chicago : Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago ; San Francisco : in association with Forests Forever Foundation ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Center books in natural history (Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago), 2nd v.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"An expanded and revised version of Berger's best-selling Understanding Forests, this book offers a clear and readable survey of forest history and management. Berger draws upon diverse sources in law, ecology, economics, politics, and anthropology to argue that ecology, rather than the marketplace, should be the driving force behind forest management. Historical case studies of forests worldwide support this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Berger
ISBN: 9781930066519 1930066511 9781930066526 193006652X
OCLC Number: 153597783
Notes: "The book is a completely revised, updated, and expanded version of John J. Berger's Understanding Forests (Sierra Club Books, 1998)"--Page 306.
Description: xxii, 306 pages, 88 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The bounteous forest --
The forest resource --
Where have all the forests gone? --
Conservation efforts --
The U.S. Forest Service --
New developments in U.S. forest policy --
Forestry and logging techniques --
Of old growth, spotted owls, and salvage logging --
Clearcutting --
Forests, money, and jobs --
Sustainable forestry --
Restoration forestry --
Saving forests --
Tropical forests and international forestry issues --
How to plant trees.
Series Title: Center books in natural history (Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago), 2nd v.
Responsibility: by John J. Berger ; with a foreword by Charles E. Little.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_75746
991000963709705351

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Aims to teach us what can be done to preserve forests, and offers a guide to the issues surrounding forest preservation. This book also offers a survey of forest history and management. It draws upon  Read more...
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"The book both informs and inspires, conveying a sophisticated understanding of the forces affecting the health of our forests and the ways the reader can help to preserve them." - Jonathan G. Read more...

 
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