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  • Green Goldby James E. Fickle

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Green Gold is a thorough and valuable compilation of information on Alabama?s timber and forest products industry, the largest manufacturing industry in the state. Alabama has the third-largest commercial forest in the nation, after only Georgia and Oregon. Fully two-thirds of the state?s land supports the growth of over fifteen billion trees... more...

  • Oakby Peter Young

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 27.00

    Botanical, a new series from Reaktion, is the first to integrate horticultural writing with a broader account of the cultural and social impact of plants. Oak , one of the first two books in the series, narrates the biography of the tree that since time immemorial has been a symbol of loyalty, strength, generosity, and renewal. Peter Young explores... more...

  • Willowby Alison Syme

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 27.00

    Drooping lazily over waterways, shading gardens, guarding hedgerows?the willow tree is a poetically formed plant, but also a practical one. For millennia, the wood of the willow has been used for baskets, furniture, fences, and toys, while finding its place in the watercolors of Monet, Shakespearean tragedies, Hans Christian Andersen, and The Lord... more...

  • Connecticut: A Guide to the State Parks & Historic Sitesby Barbara Sinotte

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    This guide is a must for both visitors and residents who want to enjoy the wide range of recreational opportunities offered here. Connecticut measures 90 miles east to west, 75 miles north to south, with the Connecticut River cutting the state in half. It is rolling and hilly and ever changing. It is tiny, to say the least, but this wonderful state... more...

  • Trees, People and Powerby Peter Utting

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment and the livelihoods of the rural and urban poor. Until... more...

  • Sustainable Forest Managementby Hubert Hasenauer

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    There is a strong movement towards uneven-aged forest management based on the idea that such stands increase or at least maintain soil fertility, and improve stand resilience. This book summarizes three years of work related to the topic, carried out as a joint effort of leading tree growth modellers across Europe together with forest companies. more...

  • Urban Forests and Treesby Cecil C. Konijnendijk; Kjell Nilsson; Thomas B. Randrup

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 319.00

    Covers various aspects of planning, designing, establishing and managing forests and trees and forests in and near urban areas. This book also sheds some light on the future perspectives for planning and managing urban forests and trees. more...

  • Towards Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forestby P.J. Burton; C. Messier; D.W. Smith; W.L. Adamowicz

    NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 69.95

    A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers author this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada. more...

  • Economics, Sustainability, and Natural Resourcesby Shashi Kant; R. Albert Berry

    Springer 2006; US$ 249.00

    Forest resources are the ideal starting point for the economic analysis of sustainability. This book provides a critique of neoclassical economic approaches and their limitations with respect to sustainability. It discusses key economic aspects of sustainable forest management, including complexity, ethical issues, non-convexities, and more. more...

  • Cut and Runby Rob Glastra

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    Illegal logging and trade in timber is a major cause of forest degradation in the world today. Not only does it threaten biodiversity-rich old growth forests, it also endangers the livelihoods of the traditional communities that are dependent upon them. But controlling this global problem is not a simple matter of enacting new laws and enforcing new... more...