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Lady Park Wood in the Wye Valley, UK was set aside as a 'natural' reserve for ecological research in 1944 and the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation have been recorded in detail ever since. This beautifully illustrated book describes 70 years of observations presenting the most detailed records in Europe...
There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible collection of excellent forestry-relevant social science within an...
This book provides a comprehensive account of the relevance of historical studies to current conservation and management of forests. It combines theory with a series of regional case studies to show how different aspects of forestry play out according to the landscape and historical context of the local area.
First major study of the importance of Sitka spruce in North America and the British Isles in landscape, cultural and economic terms.
Urban tree management is the key basis for greener cities of the future. It is a practical discipline which includes tree selection, planting, care and protection and the overall management of trees as a collective resource.
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...
This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system CAS and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history. Individual chapters stress different elements of...
The Biology of Reaction Wood
This book offers a lucid analysis of current information on Agroforestry, a recognized sustainable land-use management tool in the tropics which provides environmental-friendly ecosystems and also provides people with their everyday need for food and cash.