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Berger, John J., 1945-
Forests forever : their ecology, restoration, and protection / by John J. Berger ; with a foreword by Charles E. Little
1st ed
Chicago : Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago ; San Francisco : In association with Forests Forever Foundation ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  SD143 .B46 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Forests and forestry -- United States
Forest ecology -- United States
Forest conservation -- United States
Forest restoration -- United States
Sustainable forestry
Physical Description xxii, 306 p., [88] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-294) and index
"The book is a completely revised, updated, and expanded version of John J. Berger's Understanding Forests (Sierra Club Books, 1998)"--P. 306
Contents The bounteous forest -- The forest resource -- Where have all the forests gone? -- Conservation efforts -- The U.S. Forest Service -- New developments in U.S. forest policy -- Forestry and logging techniques -- Of old growth, spotted owls, and salvage logging -- Clearcutting -- Forests, money, and jobs -- Sustainable forestry -- Restoration forestry -- Saving forests -- Tropical forests and international forestry issues -- How to plant trees
Series Center books in natural history (Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago) ; 2nd v
Alternate Author Berger, John J., 1945- Understanding forests

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