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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...
  • Our Forests And Trees
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    Trees the Most Valuable Resource on Earth Today Forests are one of the most valuable resources on the planet today. Without forests it would be almost impossible for any living thing to survive. But, with this in mind many people destroy forests. It is as though they dont even care that they are dooming themselves as well as the trees. Hopefully through this article I can help save the forest and help human kind, as well as all other organisms, by telling how important the forest is and how it f...
  • Nova Scotia Forest Resources
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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...
  • State Tree Of Kentucky
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    Trees By Brandon Carmack Trees are woody plants with a distinct stem, or trunk. They are usually the tallest of plants, and their height and single main stem differentiate them from shrubs. Trees are perennials that live at least three years. Some tree species are extremely short but others may reach a height of more than 367 feet. The General Sherman Tree, a giant sequoia in California's Sequoia National Park, has a height of 275 feet and a diameter of 37 feet. The largest trees are not always ...
  • 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 ...
  • Layer Short And Young Trees
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    Temperate Deciduous Forest Geographical location- The Temperate Deciduous Forest is 30 degrees north and 30 degrees south of the equator. This climate can be found in the north in North America, Europe and Asia. In the south, the climate can be found with South America, Australia, and Africa. Climate facts- the average temperature is 50 degrees (24 degrees celsius) and its high is 86 degrees, this factor depends on the altitude of the forest. The temperate deciduous forest receives an average ye...
  • Forest As A Place
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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 ...
  • Private Forest Land
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    Forest management is the maintaining and management of not only the trees in the forest, but the streams, habitat, watersheds, and even the decaying trees or logs on the forest floor. Managing our forests is not only important to the wildlife, but to our future economy and way of life. We need to continue to save the Oregon forests and help the ecosystems within them because human beings are also part of the ecosystem. By using forest management, it can help certain species of wildlife. Some spe...
  • Destruction Of Many Forests
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    It is believed that the Queensland Government is spending too little on protecting its forest and too much on destroying it. Community groups are sweating to planting trees while government bulldozers are clearing them away (3) The rate of forest destruction to planting in Queensland is 10: 1. The ACF (Australian Conservation Foundation) Executive Director Don Henry says $76 million has been spent on fencing off and planting about 130 000 hectares while more than ten times that amount has been c...
  • Day In The Trees
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    A Day In the Trees 11th Grade English AP Ocotber 14th, 1999 It was a calm, overcast day, and I found myself resting at the side of a large oak tree, admiring the beauty of the woods that surrounded me. The sunless sky covered the woods over the treetops which created a canopy over my head. The crimson and auburn foliage was a magnificent sight, as this was the season known as Fall. There was a gentle breeze, creating the single sound of rustling leaves. The leaves appeared as though they were dy...
  • Different Types Of Tropical Rain Forests
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    TROPICAL RAIN FORESTS Tropical rain forests are considered to possess more plants and animals than any other forests on earth. There is a seemingly endless array of unique species of both plants and animals. Unless you " ve been to a tropical rain forest, it's difficult to grasp the idea of what a rich treasure they actually are. They are only found within 25 degrees of the equator, which enhances their appeal. (Caufield) In order to grasp this concept, you will need a quick overview of where th...
  • Tropical Rain Forest
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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. T...
  • Trees Of The Tropical Rain Forests
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    RAIN FOREST JOURNAL ESSAY Every second, one acre of all the Earth's rain forests is destroyed. Already, half of all the rain forests have been destroyed. This is unacceptable and it must be stopped. We all must help with all our efforts to save the rain forests. If we keep on cutting down the rain forests at this pace, there will be no rain forests left in fifty years! A rain forest is a forest that gets a lot of rain and holds thousands of plants and animals. many which are not yet discovered R...
  • Largest Areas Of Tropical Rain Forests
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    As much as people like to belive they know what a "rain forest" is, the truth of the matter is one in which not even professionals that deal with the forests on a daily basis can surmise with articles and essays. As we look deeper and deeper into the intricate systems of our worlds rain forests, we must first differentiate between forests, explorer the immense significant's each role plays, and to carefully examine human interaction with them. Rainforests are classified by climate, altitude, and...
  • Tropical Rain Forests
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    Forests by definition are a biome with enough average annual precipitation (at least 76 centimeters) to support growth of various species of trees and smaller forms of vegetation. The world's forests can be classified according to their site, vegetation, general location, and other characteristics. They are broadly classified into northern or boreal, central, southern, tropical, interior, coast, montane, and sub alpine types. The Coniferous Forest: These trees-these forests of trees-so enchain t...
  • Forest With My Grandfather's Dog
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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...
  • Trees In The Forest
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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 env...
  • Forests Trees
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    Location: The temperate deciduous forest biome is located in eastern and central Canada, south of the boreal forest. They are also found around the world in the US, Europe, and Asia. Most of these forests are found around 0-50 degrees north latitude, which means they are found between the poles and tropics. Climate: Deciduous forest regions are exposed to warm and cold air masses, which cause these areas to have four seasons, which are summer, autumn, winter and spring. The temperature in these ...
  • Plants In The Rain Forest
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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...
  • Trees In The Forest
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    A Ecological issue: Deforestation, logging Issues: + Effects wildlife habitats biodiversity + Increases soil degradation erosion. + Carbon storage – leads to more Carbon dioxide in atmosphere – leads to global warming Social- technological: + Can lead to global warming + Less use of timber to stop Essay. The ecological issue that I have been researching is the Deforestation. This is a major issue in Australia and the world. Forests provide the world with a range of resources the main...

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