We want to hear from the public about whether there is room for improvement in the management of private forests and also whether the private managed forest
land program is a benefit to private forest owners and the communities they live in, said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.
When I started Proof the very first product created were a pair of sunglasses made from sustainable woods that were harvested from a managed forest
. It is very important to me that these natural resources are protected.”
tissue supplier to offer consumer products from responsibly managed Forest
Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified forests.
Clough, who died aged 69 in 2004, first worked wonders at Derby and managed Forest
from 1975 to 1993, winning a host of trophies including the European Cup in 1979 and 1980.
Feedstock options include a wide range of materials from Weyerhaeuser's existing forest and mill system and cellulosic crops planted on Weyerhaeuser's managed forest
Another way to use wood responsibly is to purchase products certified by the nonprofit Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as originating from a sustainably managed forest
. FSC sets standards for fair labor and responsible environmental practices--such as preventing soil erosion, protecting rare species and limiting pesticide use--in forestry operations worldwide.
(RISI) has announced the publication of a new edition of the Global Tree Farm and Managed Forest
Industry study, designed to help organizations identify countries that have the best long-term potential for managed forest
or tree farm investment and industry development.
"While we use managed forest
lumber for all our products, we also recognize the need for broader contribution to global reforestation," said President and C.E.O.
Bob Shaffer, professor of forestry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, says, "We [forestry professionals at Virginia Tech] pretty much agree that a managed forest
is a much more healthy forest."
Early in the book, Hunter and his Chapter 2 co-author, Bob Seymour, introduce three recurrent themes: 1) "manipulation of a forest ecosystem should work within the limits established by natural disturbance patterns prior to extensive human alteration of the landscape," and 2) sustainably managed forest
landscapes are likely to be composed of a "triad" of ecological reserves, intensively managed forest
plantations, and a matrix of "ecological forestry," and 3) sustaining biodiversity in forest ecosystems requires managing forests at both the macro (landscape) and micro (stand) levels to sustain diverse habitats of proper composition, structure, and function.
For example, the cabinet sold under the label `walnut brown hue'; or those nice all-weather chairs, originating in `sustainably managed forest
in south-east Asia' down at your local garden centre; or even that humble broom which declares the `brushhead is beechwood, origin Switzerland'--are probably from plundered forests in Cameroon, Cambodia and Malaysia respectively.
We selected four study plots each in the uncut sector and in the forested corridor uncut portion of the managed forest
sector (hereafter referred to as the managed forest