• Land Management Agency Discretion
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    Agency discretion towards land management has been an issue since the Forest Service's conception. Gifford Pinchot had envisioned local foresters managing lands with ideas and guidelines that have been developed with modern science and conservation in mind. Since then, laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Wilderness Bill and Endangered Species Act have limited the amount of authority and discretion a land management agency has over a particular area. These laws along wi...
  • National Forest Animals Things Fish
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    National Forest There are many National Forests in the United States, and they are spread over the whole country. National Forest also have a huge variety of climates. Ranging from the very cold weather of the Chugach National Forest in Alaska to the warm weather of the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana or even to the intermediate weather like our on Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio. National Forest are also very helpful towards humans and the way we live. On the other side of the...
  • Puritan Society Forest Hester Dimmesdale
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    In Nathaniel Hawthorne's, The Scarlet Letter, life centers around a rigid Puritan society in which one is unable to indulge his or her innermost thoughts and secrets. Every human being needs the opportunity to express how he or she truly feels, otherwise the emotion builds up until they become volatile. Unfortunately, Puritan society allows no expression of this kind, so the characters have to seek alternate means in order to relieve their personal anguishes and desires. Luckily, at least for th...
  • The Comparison Of Forest Of Ar
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    The Comparison of Forest of Arden versus Forest of Eden It is the innate desire of man to seek a place of freedom, . an utopia, which allows him to escape into fantasies and away from the hardships of reality. In the play 'As you like it'; by William Shakespeare, the playwright indirectly compares the Forest of Arden to the Forest of Eden by exploring the theme of illusions, the idea of the forest as a place of refuge and Arden's mystical powers. The two forests are not only related by the fact ...
  • Forestry Management Nova Scotia
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    Forestry Management in Nova Scotia The Canadian forest sector has been a strong and vital element of national and regional well being. Through the management, harvesting, processing and marketing of timber resources, Canada has developed a reputation of being one of the largest timber resources in the forest industry. However, to maintain this reputation and economic well being there are several issues to address in order to protect and sustain this renewable resource. This paper will focus on t...
  • Technology And The Rainforest
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    ... t on the Rain Forest With all the technological advancements, the rain forest has been greatly effected. Not only have the trees been cut down but also there have positive aspects to the technology concerning this precious resource. Peter White, a chief writer for National Geographic magazine once said, ' The tropical rain forest may well be nature's chief liberty of experience from which all of humanity can learn, not only how to do things but also what a vast variety of things may be possi...
  • The Scarlet Letter Forest
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    The Mysterious Forest In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, life is centered around a rigid Puritan society. In this society, people are not allowed to express their true thoughts and feelings. Every human being needs the opportunity to express how they truly feel; otherwise the emotions become bottled up until they begin to hurt the person. Unfortunately, the puritans were not allowed this type of expression. Luckily, at least for the four main characters, Hawthorne has created a forest ...
  • The Scarlet Letter Symbolism In The Forest
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    The Scarlet Letter: Symbolism in the Forest 'The path strangled onward into the mystery of the primeval forest' (179). This sentence displays just one of the multiple personalities that the forest symbolizes in The Scarlet Letter written by Nathaniel Hawthorn. As seen in the epic story Wizard of OZ, the forest represents a place of evil and delight, but in the Scarlet Letter the forest symbolizes much more then that. Each character brings out a different side of the forest, however the forest al...
  • Forest Service Management Perspectives Land
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    Since World War 2, the Forest Service had gone through a major revolution that it included the need to be more efficient and cost-effective in production of timber as a crop from national forest lands. However, the increased effort of timber production clashed with environmental issues, the need for more recreation and wildlife viewing. In 1960, law with management of the national forests according to a philosophy of sustained yield and multiple use charged the Forest Service. This was the produ...
  • Lee De Forest Odyssey People And Discoveries
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    Lee De Forest Lee De Forest was born Aug. 26, 1873, Council Bluffs, Iowa. De Forest was the son of a Congregational minister. His father moved the family to Alabama and there assumed the presidency of the nearly bankrupt Talladega College for Negroes. Excluded by citizens of the white community who resented his father's efforts to educate blacks, Lee and his brother and sister made friends from among the black children of the town and spent a happy although sternly disciplined childhood in this...
  • Forest Scarlet Letter And Dimmsedale
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    The forest a great place of evil. The story of the Scarlet Letter and Good amn Brown both portray the forest as being evil according to Puritan society. According to the Puritans anything that had to do with great freedom was evil. They were a very strict people, and had many rules. The people be lived that everything that gave them hiding from their lords judgment was evil. They wanted evil to suffer during their life, and to not commit sins. By this belief it was thought that people might get...
  • Forest Of Voices Forests Trees Anderson
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    In Chris Anderson s essay titled Forest of Voices he talks about the forest around his house and what it means to him. However there is a much deeper meaning to his essay. Throughout the essay, one can get a hint of human interference and human interaction with forests. Anderson once thought of the forest as a place to get away from things and go hike and explore. He, like many others, just saw the trees from his place in town as a line of timber. His thoughts were changed however when he moved ...
  • Jungles And Rain Forests
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    Jungle and rain forest are terms that are often used synonymously but with little precision. The more meaningful and restrictive of these terms is rain forest, which refers to the climax or primary forest in regions with high rainfall (greater than 1. 8 m/70 in per year), chiefly but not exclusively found in the tropics. Rain forests are significant for their valuable timber resources, and in the tropics they afford sites for commercial crops such as rubber, tea, coffee, bananas, and sugarcane. ...
  • The Rain Forests Forest Technology World
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    With all the technological advancements, the rain forest has been greatly affected. Not only have the trees been cut down but also there positive aspects to the technology concerning this precious resource. Peter White is a head writer for National Geographic magazine and he said, " The tropical rain forest may well be nature's chief liberty of experience from which all of humanity can learn, not only how to do things but also what a vast variety of things may be possible." We can all learn from...
  • Black Man Forest Pearl Hawthorne
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    In Nathaniel Hawthorne s The Scarlet Letter, life is centered on a Puritan society. In this society, people are not allowed to express their thoughts and feelings. Every human being needs the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings; otherwise the emotions become bottled up until they begin to hurt a person. In this Puritan town, they were not allowed to do that. Luckily, for the main characters, Hawthorne has created a forest to give them a shelter. The forest offers a sanctuary from ...
  • Importance Of Old Growth Stand Forests
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF OLD GROWTH STANDS: SECHELT TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction What is old growth Logging of the Ancient Forest The ecosystem and wildlife Other possibilities Conclusion Bibliography THE IMPORTANCE OF OLD GROWTH STANDS: SECHELT There are a great variety of old growth stan ds, one such stand is the Sechelt forest. Like many other forests it is in danger of being logged. There are however things being done to protect the ancient forest. Old growth is hard to define, as there is no set...
  • The Freedom Of The Forest
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    Some of my first thoughts about Black River Falls, a small community of sixteen thousand, in Northern Wisconsin, are of the profound sense of freedom I had when I visited my grandfather's house. I was allowed to wonder the forest with my grandfather's dog, Stubby. My grandfather never worried about me wandering alone in the forest, because Stubby always knew the way home. I would give my grandfather that wide-eyed look to escape once again into the forest. "Off," he would say almost whispering a...
  • Closed Single Canopy Forest Trees Tree Felt
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    As I walked through the orange gates at the McDonald Research Forest, I didn't really know what to expect. It actually turned out to be a unique and interesting experience. Since I haven't put much thought into forestry and the different types that exist, this field trip definitely broadened my horizons. Most of the forest types I visited were among the five that were to be managed in the new forestry plan. By managing these forests, it is said that Oregonians will see social, economical and en...
  • The Rain Forest Forests World Destroyed
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    When the world was first created, rain forests covered 14% of the world's total land area. A century ago, the percentage of rain forests that covered the land totaled 12%. Now, a century later, in the year 2003, only 6% of the world is covered in rain forests. Why is it that the rain forests are being destroyed at such a rapid pace? The loss of rain forests would be very devastating to the human race. The rain forests are home to more than half of the world's total species of plants, animals, an...
  • Rain Forest Trees Rainfall Average
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    Did you know that Tropical Rain Forest's occupy six to seven percent of the earth's surface? In only one specific Rain Forest consists of over 250 different species of trees, but in any average day forest may consist of ten to fifteen different types of species of trees. A Rain Forest by definition is a woodland characterized by lush vegetation and relatively high temperature and rainfall throughout the year. To qualify as a rain Forest, the area must have the tree tops touching each other, crea...