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Defining Sustainable Forestry

Defining Sustainable Forestry

by Greg Aplet
     
 

ISBN-10: 155963233X

ISBN-13: 9781559632331

Pub. Date: 10/01/1993

Publisher: Island Press

<p>Before the transition in forestry can be made from conventional approaches of the past century to the ecosystem approach of the next, a consensus must be reached on the meaning of "sustainable forestry." Defining Sustainable Forestry presents the results of a national conference convened by The Wilderness Society, American Forests, and the World Resources

Overview

<p>Before the transition in forestry can be made from conventional approaches of the past century to the ecosystem approach of the next, a consensus must be reached on the meaning of "sustainable forestry." Defining Sustainable Forestry presents the results of a national conference convened by The Wilderness Society, American Forests, and the World Resources Institute to help establish a common framework upon which to guide the future development of forestry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559632331
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
10/01/1993
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the Wilderness Society
Foreword - Forest Ecosystems: More Complex Than We Know
Introduction - Defining Sustainable Forestry
 
PART I. Sustain What? Exploring the Objectives of Sustainable Forestry
-Introduction
Chapter 1. Sustainable Forestry or Sustainable Forests?
Chapter 2. An Ecosystem Perspective on Sustainable Forestry and New Directions for the U.s. National Forest System
Chapter 3. Institutional Constraints on Sustainable Resource Use: Lessons from the Tropics Showing that Resource Overexploitation Is Not Just an Attitude Problem and Conservation Education Is Not Enough
 
PART II. Designing Sustainable Ecological Systems: A Regional Approach
-Introduction
Chapter 4. The Fundamentals of Ecosystem Management with Applications in the Pacific Northwest
Chapter 5. Sustainable Forest Ecosystems in The Northern Hardwood and Conifer Forest Region: Concepts and Management
Chapter 6. Landscape Ecosystem Classification: The First Step toward Ecosystem Management in the Southeastern United States
Chapter 7. Limitations on Ecosystem Management in che Central Hardwood Region
Chapter 8. The Need and Potential for Ecosystem Management in Forests of the Inland West
Chapter 9. Ecosystem Management: An Idiosyncratic Overview
 
PART III. Social and Policy Considerations in Defining Sustainable Forestry
-Introduction
Chapter 10. Values, Institutions, and Sustainable Forestry
Chapter 11. Sustainable Forestry: Redefining the Role of Forest Management
Chapter 12. Defining an Economics of Sustainable Forestry: General Concepts
Chapter 13. Sustainable Forestry, an Adaptive Social Process
Chapter 14. Spotted Owls and Sustainable Communities
Chapter 15. Leadership and the Individual: The Keys to Sustainable Forestry
 
Conclusion - Prospects for a Sustainable Future
About the Contributors
Index

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