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Introduction to pine reforestation action planAuthor(s): George N. Brooks
Source: In: Trees for Reclamation Symposium Proceedings; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-61. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. p.69
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionTrees for reclamation can mean many things to different people. Understandably, the primary thrust of this symposium is the use of trees in the reclamation of lands formerly and currently mined for coal. This is a worthy goal, one that the Southeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, earnestly supports. My discussion today, however, will not focus specifically on the reclamation of coal (other minerals) mined lands, but will include them as a part of the potential forest land base in need of reclamation which can contribute to the nation's growing appetite for wood fiber.
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CitationBrooks, George N. 1980. Introduction to pine reforestation action plan. In: Trees for Reclamation Symposium Proceedings; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-61. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. p.69
- Has anyone noticed that trees are not being planted any longer?
- Chapter 1: The Appalachian regional reforestation initiative
- Chapter 7: Selecting tree species for reforestation of Appalachian mined lands
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