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 (fôr′ĭst-lănd′, fŏr′-)
A section of land covered with forest or set aside for the cultivation of forests.
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(Forestry) wooded land
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(ˈfɔr ɪstˌlænd, ˈfɒr-)

land containing or covered with forests.
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But Gelito is concerned that the six-month shutdown of the island will lead to the loss of her family's prized possession - land the family has been occupying for generations but categorized as forestland and thus owned by the state.
Kratie'sPrekPrasap district authorities on Friday confiscated a bulldozer in connection with the clearing of 10 hectares of forestland near the protected Prey Lang forest, officials said on Sunday.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkey lost 164,222 hectares of forestland between 2000-2012, according to statistics from the World Resources Institute's (WRI) Global Forest Watch (GFW).
Diversion of forestland for non-forestry purpose is regulated under the provisions of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
As a native Oregonian and co-owner, with my husband, of 400 acres of family forestland in Lane and Douglas counties, I was offended by Tim Hermach's June 14 column blasting the timber industry and just about everyone else.
Originally called Piney Swamp or Cranesville Pine Swamp, the area was densely wooded before heavy logging severely reduced its forestland. Spruce and hemlock once covered the majority of the preserve's upland areas, slowing runoff into the wetland and helping maintain the valley "frost pocket."
forestlands. After the sale of the Papers business, MWV will own approximately 1.2 million acres of forestland.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 June 2004-Norske Skog completes sale of forestland to Ulvig Kiaer AS(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD
All 239 House members present during the voting favored the proposed "Forestland Limits Act" principally authored by Bukidnon 1st district Rep.
According to him, there is 66.48 lakh hectares of forestland available in the state and it is about 23.4 per cent of the total land in the state.