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Defining sustainable forestry

Author: Gregory H Aplet; Wilderness Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before the transition in forestry can be made from conventional approaches of the past century to the ecosystem approach of the next, a consensus must be reached on the meaning of "sustainable forestry." Defining Sustainable Forestry presents the results of a national conference convened by The Wilderness Society, American Forests, and the World Resources Institute to help establish a common framework upon which to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Defining sustainable forestry.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)646012967
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory H Aplet; Wilderness Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 155963233X 9781559632331 1559632348 9781559632348
OCLC Number: 28147175
Notes: Papers originally presented at a conference held Jan. 1992.
Description: xiii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sustainable forestry or sustainable forests --
Ecosystem perspective on sustainable forestry and new directions for the U.S. National Forest System --
Institutional constraints on sustainable resource use --
Fundamentals of ecosystem management with applications --
Sustainable forest ecosystems in the northern hardwood and conifer forest region --
Landscape ecosystem classification --
Limitations on ecosystem management in the Central Hardwood Region --
Need and potential for ecosystem management in forest of the inland west --
Ecosystem management --
Values, institutions, and sustainable forestry --
Sustainable forestry --
Defining an economics of sustainable forestry --
Sustainable forestry, an adaptive social process --
Spotted owls and sustainable communities --
Leadership and the individual.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory H. Aplet [and others] ; the Wilderness Society ; foreword by E.O. Wilson.
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Before the transition in forestry can be made from conventional approaches of the past century to the ecosystem approach of the next, a consensus must be reached on the meaning of "sustainable forestry." Defining Sustainable Forestry presents the results of a national conference convened by The Wilderness Society, American Forests, and the World Resources Institute to help establish a common framework upon which to guide the future development of forestry. -- Publisher description.

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