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History of forestry. Forest conditions

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  • Mountains and Northern Forestsby Richard Cannings

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99

    Both the mountains and northern forests of British Columbia are magical kingdoms shaped by cold and snow. They also form the landscape that covers most of the province and that offers countless spectacu-lar destinations for campers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Adapted and expanded from sections of the best-selling British ColumbiaA Natural... more...

  • Germany's Natureby Thomas Lekan; Thomas Zeller

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 54.95

    Germany boasts one of the strongest environmental records in the world. The Rhine River is cleaner than it has been in decades, recycling is considered a civic duty, and German manufacturers of pollution-control technology export their products around the globe. Yet, little has been written about the country's remarkable environmental history, and... more...

  • A History of Irish Forestryby Eoin Neeson

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57

    This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day. Part One, The Historical Background, examines the primeval forest and early settlers, woodlands, land title and tenure under the Celts, codified with Brehon law; Norman forest law... more...

  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber industry to many economies will survive.Duncan Poore reviews... more...

  • Development of forest resources in the European part of the Russian Federationby A.I. Pisarenko

    BRILL 2001; US$ 100.00

    The aim of this study is to describe the distribution and development of forest resources in the European part of Russia. Due to the availability of basic information, this study concentrates on lands under the authority of the Federal Forest Service of Russia. more...

  • Valuing Mediterranean Forestsby M. Merlo; L. Croitoru

    CABI 2005; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic value of Mediterranean forests, including not only the more obvious benefits (e.g. timber), but also the less commonly-measured public goods (e.g. tourism and conservation) that these forests provide. more...

  • A Handbook of Scotland's Treesby Fi Martynoga

    Saraband 2011; US$ 6.99

    This comprehensive handbook, compiled with the expertise of Reforesting Scotland's editors, covers trees commonly found in Scotland. From seed provenance and propagation to the history and lore of each species, this single source contains all the information you need to select the right trees for your site and grow them successfully. Whether you are... more...

  • Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazonby Benno Pokorny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry, small-scale tree plantations and agroforestry, as well as payments for... more...

  • Trees and Woodland in the South Yorkshire Landscapeby Melvyn Jones

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 1.99

    If you stop and look around you will see trees everywhere: not only in woods and plantations, in parks and gardens and in hedges but also along streets, beside motorways, on old colliery sites, around reservoirs, in the centre of villages and larger urban settlements and standing alone or in small groups in such diverse places as churchyards, in the... more...

  • 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 on... more...