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Managing timber to promote sustainable forests: a second-level course for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative of PennsylvaniaAuthor(s): James C. Finley; Susan L. Stout; Timothy G. Pierson; Barbara J. McGuinness
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-11. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 47 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionAt least 80 percent of the raw material used for wood products by the forest industry is from privately owned woodlands. This publication provides material for a course designed to help landowners, foresters, and loggers work together to assess whether a planned timber harvest will retain the diversity of species on site. It includes methods for collecting overstory and understory data, inspecting these data, and assessing sustainability.
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CitationFinley, James C.; Stout, Susan L.; Pierson, Timothy G.; McGuinness, Barbara J. 2007. Managing timber to promote sustainable forests: a second-level course for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative of Pennsylvania. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-11. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 47 p.
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