Forests--the Earth's Lungs
- Praise for National Forest and tender winners. // Forestry & British Timber;Dec2002, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p8
Presents the winners of the National Forest Company's tender scheme in Great Britain. Conversion of land to woodland; Contributions to the creation of the National Forest; Landscape and environmental enhancement.
- TEN REASONS to Protect Our National Forests. Hattam, Jennifer // Sierra;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p17
Discusses several reasons to protect the national forests in the U.S. Economic aspects of forests; Prevention of forest fires; Creation of jobs.
- Getting wild in cheddar land. Olding, Francis // Backpacker;May97, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p114
Presents the Black River State Forest in Wisconsin. Descriptions of the forest; Real attraction of the forest; Purpose of the Dike 17 Wildlife Area in the forest; Most charismatic residents of the Black River according to the author. INSETS: Why go?.;Quick...
- Leave It Better Than You Found It: Lake County (Ill.) Forest Preserves. // Parks & Recreation;May2003, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p6
Describes the Lake County Forest Preserves in Chicago, Illinois. Link created in the Millennium Trail; Advantage of trail link; Plants and animals in the preserves.
- GRAND National. Taylor, David // Forestry & British Timber;Sep2003, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p24
Features the forest development in Great Britain. Creation of railway extension to link the pit to the power stations at the riverside; Conception of the National Forest; Changes in forestry.
- Estimating impacts of resource management policies in the Foothills Model Forest . Patriquin, Mike N.; Alavalapati, Janaki R.R.; Wellstead, Adam M.; Young, Suzanne M.; Adamowicz, Wiktor L.; White, William A. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research;Jan2003, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p147
Examines the economic impact of policy changes in a forested region of the province of Alberta known as the Foothills Model Forest (FMF). Effects of policy changes in various sectors that are analyzed in terms of all sectors of the regional economy with particular emphasis on the forestry...
- Ramsey's Draft, Virginia. Mohlenbrock, Robert // Natural History;Nov85, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p76
Ramsey's Draft, Virginia, located in the George Washington National Forest on Shenandoah Mountain, contains the only surviving stand of virgin hemlock forest in Virginia. The Draft is a lush ravine through which Ramsey's Draft Run tumbles and sparkles over a bed of polished rocks.
- Bear Swamp State Forest. Forness, Dave // New York State Conservationist;Dec2000, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p28
Focuses on the Bear Swamp State Forest in Central New York. Area of the state forest; Activities offered by the forest to outdoor enthusiasts; History of the human impacts on the state forest; Efforts to protect the state forest's health.
- Recreation & wildlife = $$$. // Fly Fisherman;Feb97, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p39
Reports on the income generated from public recreation and other wildlife related activities in the national forests, according to Assistant Secretary of Agriculture James Lyons who spoke at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show in Salt Lake City, Utah.