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Natural Resources Management -- Forests and Forestry

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View Resource Benefits of Trees

Most trees and shrubs in cities or communities are planted to provide beauty or shade. These are two excellent reasons for their use. Woody plants also serve many other purposes, and it is often...

http://www.massarbor.org/treetips/benefits.html
View Resource Benefits of Trees In Urban Areas

A good compilation of tree benefits provided the Colorado Tree Coalition.

http://www.coloradotrees.org/benefits.htm
View Resource Benefits of Urban Trees

Urban and community forestry can make a difference in our lives. Each one of us can make a personal contribution. As we develop and apply technologies for a better way of life, often times side...

http://www.state.sc.us/forest/urbben.htm
View Resource Beyond Old Growth – Older Forests in a Changing World

NCSSF?s report ?Beyond Old Growth ? Older Forests in a Changing World? defines the characteristics, functions and strategies for protecting and perpetuating our older forests. The richly illustr...

http://www.ncseonline.org/00/Batch/NCSSF/BOG/OldGrowth_final...
View Resource Biological Foundations of Southern Forest Productivity & Sustainability

Recent research publications of SRS-4154 Staff by year, from Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/753573/Biological-Foundations-of...
View Resource Biomass Cofiring: A Transition to a Low-Carbon Future

Biomass cofiring refers to the simultaneous combustion of a biomass fuel and a base fuel to produce energy, usually electrical power. The most common base fuel is coal. The most common sources of...

http://www.eesi.org/files/cofiring_factsheet_030409.pdf
View Resource Bryophytes and Lichens: Small But Indispensable Forest Dwellers

These small but important organisms are abundant in Pacific Northwest forests. They provide many essential functions for healthy forests such as water absorption, erosion reduction, humidity control,...

http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/fs/fs-154-02.pdf
View Resource Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research

Forest Service Southern Research Station web page for publications with links to a bibliography, manuscripts being published, and ordering information.

http://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/cbhr/
View Resource Center for Urban Forest Research: Benefits of trees

A wealth of information on the benefits of trees provided by USDA, Pacific Southwest Research Station,Center for Urban Forest Research.

http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/programs/cufr/
View Resource Climate Change Handbook: A Citizen’s Guide to Thoughtful Action

Climate change is the topic of our day. Unfortunately, it isn?t a topic that?s going away. Scientists all over the world agree?and most people are beginning to realize?that climate change is real. E...

http://ag.arizona.edu/rurallandscape/files/Final%20Climate%2...
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