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  • Sustainability Of Forest Management World
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    FORESTAL TYPES AND THEIR IMPORTANCE TO MANKIND The average person creates an infinite amount of thoughts per minute. Within this vast amount of processed information, a common American proceeds with his daily routine, not giving any thought to survival without forests. In the event of a possible forestal depletion, life would dramatically change for the worse. The importance of trees and its products is rarely given its deserved respect. Taken for granted by most, this significant element of our...
  • Clear Cutting Of Old Growth Forests
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    Preserve the Forests In agreement with Kim Stafford, who opposes the clear-cutting of old growth forests, I feel that it is necessary to preserve the profitable lumber init's natural state for future generations. Currently, the tons of lumber produced from the Pacific Northwest region of the United States are taken for granted, and most people do not realize that the forests will be destroyed within ten years at this rate of exploiting our natural resources. We must make loggers a profession of ...
  • Timber Sales In Northern Spotted Owl Habitat
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    The Northern Spotted Owl Controversy Jobs vs. Environmental Protection Introduction The mere mention of the creatures name brings shudders to loggers and some local inhabitants, fear over its existence has incited rallies, garnered the attention of three government agencies, and caused people to tie themselves to trees. On April 2, 1993, President Bill Clinton embarked on a quest to settle a long-standing battle. The environmentalists on one side, and their attempts to protect natural resources,...
  • New Study Of Young And Old Forests
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    Reforestation The purpose of this written report is to inform the reader about the concerns and facts involved with reforestation. Reforestation began in Ontario after World War II. What happened was, professional foresters were assigned to an area and became responsible for its well being. Under the Crown Timber Act, long term management was prepared. Then the many steps needed to rebuild a forest began. Included in this report will be information on the effects of cutting and replanting, such ...
  • Old Growth 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...

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