Working With Your Woodland: A Landowner's Guide

byMollie Beattie, Charles Thompson, Lynn Levine

Paperback | September 1, 1993

Working With Your Woodland: A Landowner's Guide by Mollie Beattie
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Packed with information and illustrations, Working with Your Woodland has given woodland owners all the basics necessary for making key decisions since it was first published in 1983. The revised edition reflects the fundamental changes in the way private woodlands are viewed. Today they must be seen as part of the whole earth rather than as owner-managed islands. Few owners are aware of the wide spectrum of compatible management objectives--such as encouragement of wildlife, development for recreation, and enhancement of scenic beauty--that can coexist with the more familiar timber and firewood potential of forested areas. Even fewer understand the purpose, techniques, environmental impacts, economics, or legalities of forest management. This edition provides necessary updating of the technological, environmental, tax, and legal concerns associated with woodland management. Three chapters have been completely rewritten, and there is new information on wetlands management, global warming, acid deposition, and rare or endangered species.
Before her death in 1996, MOLLIE BEATTIE headed up the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. She was previously Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources and Commissioner of Forests, Parks, and Recreation for the State of Vermont. A forester, she also worked as a private land manager for several years. CHARLES THOMPSON is Fores...
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Title:Working With Your Woodland: A Landowner's GuideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:302 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:302 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.9 inPublished:September 1, 1993Publisher:University Press of New EnglandLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0874516226

ISBN - 13:9780874516227

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