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Planning for small forest landscapes: facilitating the connection between people and nature
A significant area of forest land in the United States is held by a diverse group of people known by the US Forest Service as family forest owners. Surveys reveal that family forest owners own forest land for a variety of reasons including scenery, nature protection, recreation, privacy, timber production, family legacy, and ...
Family Forest Owners and Bioenergy: Toward a blueprint "buy-in" plan for feedstock production.
The emerging biofuels industry in Washington State presents enormous opportunities for family forest owners. Feedstock supply from family forest owners will likely be necessary to supplement the supply of forest residuals from public lands and large-scale private industrial properties. Like every innovation, feedstock-for-biofuels ...
An examination of the soils supporting Hackelia venusta, Washington State's most endangered species
<italic>Hackelia venusta </italic> (Showy stickseed) is an endemic, endangered species restricted to a small forested area in the eastern footslopes of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. The purpose of this study was to characterize the soils supporting H. venusta according to their chemical and physical properties. ...
The River of Life: Sustainable Practices of Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples
Examination of how Indigenous People have been forced to make adaptations from exploitation by Colonial powers for survival and explains how the resultant decision making models of Indigenous people, based on their traditions and culture, have promoted sustainable growth and development more in harmony with ecological systems. ...