• What David Noble found in 1994, growing on steep sandstone cliffs of the Wollemi National Forest northwest of Sydney, Australia, is anything but normal. (plantdelights.com)
  • The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State is world renowned for its education, outreach and research in the areas of forest science, natural resources, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. (oregonstate.edu)
  • Human activities, including harvesting forest resources, can negatively affect forest ecosystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Forest gardening is a low-maintenance, sustainable , plant-based food production and agroforestry system based on woodland ecosystems , incorporating fruit and nut trees , shrubs , herbs , vines and perennial vegetables which have yields directly useful to humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Easily accessible and combining several ecosystems , the Zika Forest is well suited to the study of mosquitoes . (wikipedia.org)
  • It may involve varying degrees of deliberate human intervention, ranging from actions aimed at safeguarding and maintaining forest ecosystems and their functions, to those favouring specific socially or economically valuable species or groups of species for the improved production of forest goods and services. (fao.org)
  • At the FMU scale (e.g. a forest property), SFM is implemented to achieve specific objectives in particular local conditions that are compatible with the ecological and social processes that sustain forest resources and ecosystems. (fao.org)
  • Goal : To permanently protect roadless areas and old-growth forest ecosystems. (slideshare.net)
  • Throughout the world natural forest ecosystems have been, and are being massively disrupted or destroyed. (springer.com)
  • The boreal forests of Canada are no more immune to man's intervention than the tropical rain forests of Africa, and the day is rapidly approaching when natural forest ecosystems, undisturbed by man, will be found only as remnants in national parks and other protected areas. (springer.com)
  • The subject matter of this book is not, however, confined to natural forest ecosystems. (springer.com)
  • Forest ecosystems under varying degrees of management, and man- made forests are also a rich source of information on ecological genetics. (springer.com)
  • It is hoped that this book will to some extent redress the balance, and draw attention to a body of published work which not only provides a basis for the rational management and conservation of forest ecosystems, but also complements the literature of ecological genetics and evolution. (springer.com)
  • Because tropical rain forests are some of the oldest ecosystems on earth, they are home to a diverse population of plants and animals. (arborday.org)
  • There are many, many reasons for maintaining northern forest ecosystems. (newscientist.com)
  • To succeed, these incentives must strike at the main drivers of rampant deforestation and must also recognize the dependency of local communities on forest ecosystems for their livelihoods. (iucn.org)
  • Though tropical forests cover only about a twelfth of the Earth's land surface, they are spectacularly productive ecosystems, accounting for about a third of all primary productivity on the planet. (nwf.org)
  • Foresters use the data from ground surveys, aerial surveys, and other sources to develop comprehensive management approaches to address forest health issues that affect the sustainability of Iowa's forest ecosystems. (iowadnr.gov)
  • To stay healthy and vigorous, our National Forests and Grasslands will need to adapt quickly to the changing climate. (fed.us)
  • The Forest Service is incorporating the best ecological and climate science into its management to ensure that National Forests continue to produce the benefits that the American people enjoy. (fed.us)
  • Working as a forester on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests has been an amazing experience. (uky.edu)
  • That would support a U.S. plan to make the transition from old-growth logging to logging of second-growth trees in national forests, Sealaska's executive vice president, Rick Harris, said. (reuters.com)
  • The skills and education that I received in the undergraduate and graduate forestry programs at the University of Kentucky have granted me the opportunity to refine and expand my love for our nation's forests. (uky.edu)
  • We thus work closely with forest managers - particularly in the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service - to provide concepts and tools for wise management of the nation's forests. (usgs.gov)
  • Accordingly, this forward-looking book delves into forest-water interactions from multiple methodological, statistical, and process-based perspectives (with some chapters featuring data sets and open-source R code), concluding with a chapter on future forest hydrology under global change. (springer.com)
  • This project explores the effects of climatic drivers on forest vegetation, ecological disturbance processes, mountain hydrology, and the coupled ecohydrological responses that determine vulnerability of western U.S. mountain landscapes to change. (usgs.gov)
  • Linked to the Western Mountain Initiative (WMI) since 2003, this project explores effects of climatic drivers on forest vegetation, ecological disturbance processes, mountain hydrology, and the coupled ecohydrological responses that determine vulnerability of western U.S. mountain landscapes to change (see figure below). (usgs.gov)
  • Stretching from Alaska, through Canada's north, to Sweden and Finland all the way to the Pacific coast of Russia, the Great Northern Forest includes the traditional territories of many Indigenous Peoples who have stewarded these landscapes since time immemorial. (greenpeace.org)
  • Today, continued destruction of the unique plants and animals of Canada's Great Northern Forest threatens the long-term health of this global ecosystem. (greenpeace.org)
  • Under such a land use definition, cleared roads or infrastructure within an area used for forestry, or areas within the region that have been cleared by harvesting, disease or fire are still considered forests even if they contain no trees. (wikipedia.org)
  • This work was produced in part through funding provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area - State & Private Forestry, with additional in-kind contributions of time from partners at the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the US Forest Service Northern Research Station. (uvm.edu)
  • Forest Parks have been established by the Forestry Commission in the belief that where mountainsides or other open country have been acquired in connection with the planting of extensive new forests, the whole should be open for public enjoyment. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • The New Forest brings together people from near and far, who have a wide-range of interests, including holiday makers, sports people, academics, conservationists, commoners, local residents and members of the forestry industry, to name but a few. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • With almost 27,000 hectares of woodland in the region the Forestry Commission are tasked with managing the forest and the wider landscape in order to best accommodate the diverse objectives of these stakeholder groups. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • Developed by Columbia Forest Products in conjunction with scientific experts at Oregon State University's College of Forestry, the first PureBond hardwood plywood panels were shipped in 2005. (prweb.com)
  • Historically, this effort has focused on the needs of forest managers and forestry professionals. (umass.edu)
  • One of the largest logging companies in North America, Resolute Forest Products, is destroying key areas of the Great Northern Forest and has abandoned sustainability efforts. (greenpeace.org)
  • In an increasingly thirsty world, the subject of forest-water interactions is of critical importance to the achievement of sustainability goals. (springer.com)
  • Yet hotter droughts (droughts in which unusually high temperatures exacerbate the effects of low precipitation) are projected to increase in frequency and intensity in coming decades, potentially threatening forest sustainability. (usgs.gov)
  • This is used as a measure of the sustainability of the production and use of forest resources. (europa.eu)
  • The EU Forest Strategy (EC, 2013) aims to coordinate these forest-related policies and to identify the key principles that are needed to ensure the sustainability and multifunctionality of forests in Europe. (europa.eu)
  • Old-growth forests can provide a refuge for heat-sensitive birds as temperatures rise across the Pacific Northwest, according to new research. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Each June, more than 2,500 volunteers take to the forests to identify birds. (scientificamerican.com)
  • When the Black Forest Fire blazed across Colorado last June, The Gabriel Foundation, which cares for nearly 900 homeless birds at its Elizabeth, Colo., aviary and adoption center, asked the Petfinder Foundation for help. (petfinder.com)
  • Elk wandering the forest and birds singing can be seen from the inside the comfort of the home. (vrbo.com)
  • The decline of forest birds has been blamed mostly on such factors as disease, loss of habitat and an increase in the number of animals that prey on bird nests. (scientificamerican.com)
  • These animals can devastate a forest understory, which is used by some birds for nesting and also serves as a home to insects, worms and other invertebrates that birds rely on for food. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Allombert's team examined the relationship of deer and forest birds on six islands in the Haida Gwaii archipelago, a chain of about 350 islands off the coast of British Columbia. (scientificamerican.com)
  • They also surveyed the birds that were typically dependent on the forest understory, such as warblers, wrens, sparrows, woodpeckers and hummingbirds, and ranked their dependence on the vegetation. (scientificamerican.com)
  • DENVER -Last week, the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management recognized the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Northern Rocky Mountain Grotto for their leadership and contributions to wildlife conservation and public lands stewardship. (fed.us)
  • WASHINGTON, DC -The Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps will holds its annual conference Feb. 9-13 in Washington, D.C. At the conference, 21CSC awards will be presented to two Forest Service employees and two Job Corps students. (fed.us)
  • Specifically, this includes overlapping objectives and activities defined by the US Forest Service Northeastern Area, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Green Mountain National Forest, US Forest Service Northern Research Station, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (see page 22). (uvm.edu)
  • Matthew Steil is the Manager of WRI's Central Africa forest work- focusing on issues of forest mapping, logging, conservation and forest resource policy in Central Africa. (wri.org)
  • AT FIRST, it looks much like any other rain forest in the Tropics: a luxuriant jumble of greenery punctuated by the occasional giant tree, its trunk several feet across and crown a hundred feet high, pushing through the canopy to reach sunlight above. (nwf.org)
  • The severe 2005 drought and the detailed, long-term observations from two NASA satellites -- one that maps the greenness of vegetation, one that measures rainfall in the tropics -- gave the researchers what they needed to see how the Amazon forest responds to a major drought. (nasa.gov)
  • Our students go on to work outside in forests and national parks, on state lands, in important government agencies and non-governmental organizations. (oregonstate.edu)
  • The State of Montana regulates fishing on National Forest Lands. (usda.gov)
  • There were 506 separate incidents of fly-tipping on the Crown lands of the New Forest last year. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • However, Sealaska's Harris said the measure would allow the corporation to give back parts of the Tongass that have only old-growth forest, and take instead lands already in use for timber with up to 50 percent second-growth trees. (reuters.com)
  • The measure that would let Sealaska pick different sites in the Tongass forest is part of a wide-ranging package of legislation involving U.S. wilderness areas called the National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act. (reuters.com)
  • Because in many forested countries, land tenure rights to forest lands and resources are either unclear or contested or both. (voanews.com)
  • Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD) is caused by Kyasanur Forest disease virus (KFDV), a member of the virus family Flaviviridae . (cdc.gov)
  • This undated photo released by Michigan State University shows a shaded waterway in the western basin of Brazil's vast Amazon rain forest. (csmonitor.com)
  • Such results fueled the hope that faster-growing tropical forests--especially in vast regions such as the Amazon, Congo Basin and Southeast Asia--would act like sponges to soak up some excess CO2 emissions--and buy decision makers a little extra time to solve the problem. (nwf.org)
  • Higher elevation areas tend to support forests similar to those at higher latitudes, and amount of precipitation also affects forest composition. (wikipedia.org)
  • They found forests with greater numbers of invasive earthworms tend to have litter and soil organic matter enriched in the plant material lignin. (redorbit.com)
  • WINSTON SALEM, NC - SEPTEMBER 30: Head coach Jimbo Fisher of the Florida State Seminoles runs onto the field with his team against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons before their game at BB&T Field on September 30, 2017 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Read Write Wake Forest - I am the descendent of my ancestors who would have been killed if they read or write. (wfu.edu)
  • The Wake Forest tradition of genuine conversation is coming to your table. (wfu.edu)
  • The Office of Family Engagement's blog is a snapshot of life at Wake Forest. (wfu.edu)
  • Join Loyal DEAC and discover all the ways you can become more involved with Wake Forest. (wfu.edu)
  • As Wake Forest's student newspaper since 1916, Old Gold & Black provides the latest news about what's happening at Wake Forest. (wfu.edu)
  • Francesca's Intimo opened in early 2001 and is the 11th restaurant in The Francesca's Restaurant Group, bringing downtown Lake Forest a restaurant with a contemporary, casually sophisticated trattoria ambiance, good, rustic cooking, friendly service and fair prices. (opentable.com)
  • When Laguna Hills and Lake Forest held their official incorporation celebrations on Dec. 20, celebrants in both communities thought they had cleared their last hurdle to becoming official cities. (latimes.com)
  • It has been recorded from a number of forest localities in Uganda and is present in western Africa west to Senegal. (iucnredlist.org)
  • Brokers develop projects for landowners to sell the carbon stored in their forests in return for a share of those rights. (reuters.com)
  • Charlotte Streck, the director of Climate Focus, a Rotterdam-based consultancy, said investors are worried about how governments would monitor their forests and ensure the carbon stored in them remains intact. (voanews.com)
  • The Ziika Forest ( / ˈ z iː k ə / ), better known as the Zika Forest , is a tropical forest near Entebbe in Uganda . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Zika virus as well as the moths Sidisca zika and Milocera zika are named after the forest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Zika Forest is where the infected Aedes mosquito first spread Zika to rhesus monkeys, then spreading further to humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1960, a 36.6-metre (120-ft) steel tower was moved from Mpanga Forest to Zika to study the vertical distribution of mosquitoes, allowing for a comprehensive study of the mosquito population in 1964. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1964). "Twelve isolations of Zika virus from Aedes (Stegomyia) africanus (Theobald) taken in and above a Uganda forest" . (wikipedia.org)
  • Wikimedia Commons has media related to Zika Forest . (wikipedia.org)
  • The turnoff into the Zika Forest is easy to miss, just a small break in the tree line along the main road between Entebbe Airport and Uganda's capital, Kampala. (cnn.com)
  • The explosive spread of the Zika virus may have caught the world by surprise, but its namesake, the forest preserve near the edge of Lake Victoria, isn't a place to just stumble on to. (cnn.com)
  • A well-worn sign is the only indication of the start of the Zika forest, Uganda's only preserve devoted entirely to science research. (cnn.com)
  • At the center of all that research is the Zika Forest. (cnn.com)
  • As a small child I learned about the Zika Forest, Zika virus and the tower that my grandfather built with funding from the WHO," said Andrew Haddow, Alexander's grandson, who is now a researcher working for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. (cnn.com)
  • It's another means in a varied toolkit that enables a Forester to sustain a forest which is beautiful in appearance, economically productive and home to a rich array of wildlife. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • What they don't consider is that the New Forest is a special place with many rare plants and animals and their waste can have real repercussions on the environment and detrimental impact on local wildlife. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • The 1981 restructuring proposal stated that 'If money invested [in FOREST] is to be properly effective then control and management are essential' and that contact between the Executive Director of FOREST and the Tobacco Advisory Council should be made "on an almost daily basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Forest management is the process of planning and implementing practices for the stewardship and use of forests and other wooded land to meet specific environmental, economic, social and cultural objectives. (fao.org)
  • An important dimension of SFM is the scale at which it is applied - global, national, subnational, landscape, forest management unit (FMU) or forest stand. (fao.org)
  • The combined Company begins operations with a defined global management structure, led by a combination of Actavis and Forest senior executives, which has been built to leverage the unique talents across the organization and capitalize on global growth opportunities. (prnewswire.com)
  • Established nearly 20 years ago, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is widely recognised as the highest global certification standard for forest management. (greenpeace.org)
  • The Dosan community has committed to protecting its forests and moving to improved environmental management practices that include zero burning, no herbicide use and improved water management to maintain the peatland water system. (greenpeace.org)
  • Contributed Presentations: Forest ecosystem science and monitoring, resource management, and public policy. (uvm.edu)
  • Silvicultural systems for this purpose are being tested in several regions globally and have been the focus of the Vermont Forest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Project (FEMDP), now in its 15th year. (uvm.edu)
  • Forest Resources Management Corp., et al. (sec.gov)
  • The Commission's complaint alleged that Justman, Gold, and Reilly made material misrepresentations concerning Forest Resources Management Corp. to Forest's transfer agent in order to obtain millions of restricted shares without the required restricted legend. (sec.gov)
  • In addition, cooperation fosters improved communications to professionals and others about Iowa's forest resource management issues. (iowadnr.gov)
  • Iowa DNR foresters conduct surveys and evaluations and monitor forest insects, forest diseases, invasive plants, and forest management practices. (iowadnr.gov)
  • The model also predicts an eventual forest collapse, shifting the ecosystem permanently from a thick, evergreen, broad-leaved forest to a grassy savanna. (nasa.gov)
  • The PureBond Classic Core product announcement is part of Columbia Forest Products' continuing commitment to introduce quality building products that also promote healthy indoor air quality. (prweb.com)
  • For example, a forest may be defined as any land that is used primarily for production of timber. (wikipedia.org)
  • Forest fires are raging in Copiah, Lincoln, and Pike Counties, and much valuable pine timber, fences, and other property have been destroyed. (nytimes.com)
  • Forest utilisation rates below 100 % indicate that the amount of timber taken out of the forest is in balance with what is left within the forest. (europa.eu)
  • The restructured FOREST would require a new chief executive to replace Evans, and would not only react to news and tobacco control developments, but would seek to make its own news in the form of conducting research and lobbying. (wikipedia.org)
  • Decision Forest is a product designed and produced by the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR). (fda.gov)
  • A research team led by Research Associate Trevor Keenan and Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Andrew Richardson, however, has found that forests across the globe are becoming more efficient than expected. (redorbit.com)
  • Frances Seymour, Director General for the Indonesia-based Center for International Forest Research, is concerned a premature REDD agreement could do more harm than good. (voanews.com)
  • Every year we come across new viruses," said Julius Lutwama, lead researcher at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), which owns the forest. (cnn.com)
  • His research emphasizes precipitation partitioning and seeks to better understand the effects of forest canopies on hydrological and biogeochemical cycling. (springer.com)
  • Prof. Dr. Levia has served as a Guest Professor in the Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center at Nagoya University (Japan), a Humboldt Fellow at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (Germany), and a Japan Society for Promotion of Science Invitation Fellow at the Forest and Forest Products Research Institute. (springer.com)
  • Oil palm plantations have expanded rapidly over the past two decades in Indonesia, clearing large swathes of natural forest and critical peatland areas. (greenpeace.org)
  • This booklet is designed to act as a resource booklet for a field trip into the Gunbower forest, however, it should also be useful for schools studying environmental watering and wetlands in other areas. (slideshare.net)
  • The first such Park, that in Argyll, was opened in 1935, and there are now seven Forest Parks, four being wholly in Scotland, one on the borders of Scotland and England, one in North Wales, and another on the borders of Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire. (forestry.gov.uk)
  • No routine mosquito collections were performed for about the next four decades, while human activities encroached on the forest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spurred by increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, forests over the last two decades have become dramatically more efficient in how they use water, a Harvard study has found. (redorbit.com)
  • A team of U.S. and Brazilian scientists using the insightful eyes of two NASA satellites has shown that one of the worst droughts in decades could not stop the undisturbed regions of the Amazon forest from "greening up. (nasa.gov)
  • These trends, when put together with results from this and previous studies, underline the potential role of deer abundance as a factor explaining negative population trends in forest songbirds, a role probably still under-estimated," the authors write. (scientificamerican.com)
  • When the researchers overlaid data from the breeding bird survey with satellite imagery that showed the distribution of old-growth forest across the region, they found a surprising result. (scientificamerican.com)
  • screenshot via Vice.com The dense and mysterious Aokigahara Forest , located at the foot of Mount Fuji, is Japan's most popular place to commit suicide--more than 100 bodies are found every year and it's estimated that many more corpses lie undiscovered. (businessinsider.com)
  • Azusa Hayano is a geologist who has studied the forest for 20 years and has found more than 100 bodies in that time. (businessinsider.com)
  • Using data collected from forests in the northeastern US and elsewhere around the world, Keenan and Richardson, found increases in efficiency larger than those predicted by even the most state-of-the-art computer models. (redorbit.com)
  • When Keenan, Richardson and colleagues began to examine those records, they found that forests were storing more carbon and becoming more efficient in how they used water. (redorbit.com)
  • Many types of frogs, salamanders, snakes and lizards can be found in almost every layer of the forest. (arborday.org)
  • Huddersfield looked to find a way back into the match but found Forest centre halves Danny Collins and Greg Halford in imperious form only for Dan Harding's rash challenge on Hunt to give Town a dramatic lifeline. (bbc.co.uk)
  • From a previous study that used NASA satellite data combined with additional field measurements, the researchers found that intact Amazon forest increases photosynthesis, actually "greening up," during the dry season. (nasa.gov)
  • Forest Laboratories, Inc. ( FRX ) and partner Almirall, S.A. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (:FDA) has provided a feedback on their new drug application (:NDA) for the fixed dose combination ( FDC.V ) of Tudorza (aclidinium) and formoterol. (yahoo.com)
  • A federal advisory panel backed the approval of a proposed lung drug that would be marketed by Forest Laboratories Inc. to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (wsj.com)
  • Such approaches are increasingly also assisting forest owners to organize in cooperative efforts to produce and market environmental services and develop the necessary infrastructure. (fao.org)
  • The combination of Actavis and Forest creates an innovative new model for success in the global specialty pharmaceutical industry, built to compete within today's evolving healthcare landscape,' said Brent Saunders , CEO and President of Actavis. (prnewswire.com)
  • Moreover, slowly reviving global economy along with significant volatility in the cost of commodity lumber products from primary producers are the prime causes of concern for Universal Forest. (yahoo.com)
  • Policy-makers are recognizing the essential role that the world's remaining forests play in maintaining the global climate system. (iucn.org)
  • A forest carbon market is emerging in anticipation of a global, U.N. climate deal in December in Copenhagen, expected to allow rich countries to pay to protect rainforests as a cheap alternative to cutting their own greenhouse gases. (reuters.com)