Forest Management





I.I. Holland, et al..  An entry-level text or primer, written from the forest producers’ perspective, focuses on balancing the needs of traditional forestry with the needs of a changing world.  Introduces and defines forestry, traces its evolution, and identifies the beneficial qualities of trees and forests.  Expansive in coverage from ecology, tree study, silvicultural practices, to forest protection, products and forestry careers. 8 x 10, 568p, b&w photos & illustrations, 2003.
F2405 hardcover..........US $59.95 CAN $69.95

L. Devere Burton.  Covers the principles and practices of forest management commonly practiced in the United States.  Follows an applied science approach that integrates science principles with forestry practices.  Features an introduction to forests – their importance, forest regions, the structure and life processes of trees, the relationships between trees & their environments, and more.  Subsequent sections discuss forest management, the technologies used to do so, producing and processing forest products, urban forestry, plus new directions and technologies in forestry.  Includes: terms for understanding; student-learning objectives; chapter summaries; review questions; learning activities, and; more.  A comprehensive introductory textbook “about the principles of science that contribute to healthy forests.” 8-1/2 x 11, 512p, color photos, diagrams, 2008.
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Thom McEvoy.  An overview of two closely related subjects: forest ecology and silviculture.  Topics include: how forests grow and change; typical practices and purposes of silviculture in the Northeast (NE); combining timber goals with other resource values, and; more.  A concise, informative primer for woodland owners, forest managers, foresters, and others. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 96p, 26 illustrations, tables, 2000.
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General Reference

Raymond A. Young.  A comprehensive, advanced forestry text.  Coverage ranges from the basic cell, individual trees, and the forest stand, to the management of the forest stand and the acquisition of good and services from the forest.  Features chapters on range management, watershed management, and remote sensing, along with revised chapters on the measurement of the forest, the structure and function of forest trees, as well as the structure and properties of wood.  Includes expanded material on the use of computers in forestry and on genetic engineering applications.  A good reference providing a broad overview of the field. 7-1/2 x 9-1/4, 592p, illustrations, tables,  2002. 
I1457 hardcover..........US $241.95 CAN $251.95

FOREST MANAGEMENT: To Sustain Ecological, Economic, and Social Values (4/e)
Lawrence Davis, K. Norman Johnson, Pete Bettinger, Theodore Howard.  An authoritative, broad-based, forest management text.  Provides an overview of “what forest management is all about,” including concepts, criteria, and the basic elements and methods of forest management.  Coverage includes: predicting conditions and outcomes for stands and forests; fundamentals of decision analysis, and; forest management planning to achieve ecological, economic and social values.  A valuable, comprehensive reference providing readers with both the basics and the tools to make quantitative estimates of the consequences of implementing alternative management or policy scenarios for forests. 7 x 9-1/2, 804p, figures, tables, 2001. OVERSIZE.
F4361 paperback..........US $94.95 CAN $126.95

Mary Duryea, Susan Vince, Annie Hermansen, Edward Macie.  Provides information, principles, tools, and case studies that enhance natural resource management, planning, and policy-making for the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) - the area where urban lands meet and interact with rural lands.  Demonstrates effective ways (including possible solutions) to address the challenges and opportunities associated with WUI issues as related to diminishing forestlands and natural vegetation areas.  A valuable resource for natural resource professionals and urban planners. 8-1/2 x 11, 320p, 151 b&w photos, 2004.
F6025 hardcover .........US $172.95 CAN $231.95

James S. Fralish, Scott B. Franklin.  Provides thorough, detailed dendrological coverage of over 800 species of North American trees, shrubs, and vines, including physical descriptions, regional and state distributions, soil conditions, cover types, shade tolerances, and common diseases and pests.  Also includes: an emphasis on the silvical features of each species; a unique section on forest community ecology and cover types; the new North American Classification System, and; much more.  An authoritative reference for foresters, wildlife and field biologists, naturalists, environmental scientists, and land managers. 7-3/4 x 9-1/2, 624p, 550 line drawings, 2002.
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James Hardin, Donald Leopold, Fred White.  After nearly sixty (60) years and with descriptions of more than 270 species, this text remains a top resource for taxonomic and silvicultural information on North American trees.  This latest edition was updated and expanded to provide current information on tree sizes, damaging diseases and insect pests, economic uses, and silvics.  New features include: added emphasis on environmental issues and conservation; a chapter on Dendrochronology; a section on “old-growth forests;” and; more emphasis on urban trees.  A long-standing, valuable reference on the subject. 7 x 9-1/8, 534p, 200 b&w illustrations, 2000.
T1716 paperback..........US $189.95 CAN $194.95

Julian Evans, ed..  An international team of scientists and practitioners present an integrated approach to forests and forestry, applying our present understanding of forest science to management practices, as a basis for achieving sustainability.  Volume 1 presents an overview of the world’s forests, the science of how they operate as complex ecosystems and how they interact with their environment.  Volume 2 applies this science to reality; it focuses on forestry interventions and their impact, the principles governing how to protect forests and on how we can better harness the enormous benefits forests offer.  Case studies from several countries illustrate the key points.  A valuable, comprehensive overview of forest science and forestry practice. 7-1/2 x 10, 784p, 175 b&w illustrations, 2001. OVERSIZE.
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Karl F. Wenger, ed..  A revised, practical reference for the working forester.  A wealth of data and information on all phases of forestry and allied fields.  Provides working methods and techniques, formulae, tables, converting factors, and related data in use in Canada and the United States.  Includes thorough coverage of the methods of measurement, inventory, manipulation, harvesting, United States forest law and policy, forest taxation, cost accounting and accomplishment reporting, pesticide and environment aspects, safety, public involvement procedures, and more. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2, 1335p, 1984. OVERSIZE.
F2278 hardcover..........US $422.00 CAN $505.99

Peter Ffolliott, et al..  “Presents the essentials for natural resources management practices and land use issues.”  Introduces different methods of ecological conservation and preservation, looking at practices in areas including watershed and water, rangeland, timber, agroforestry, wilderness, fire and pests, soil conservation, and rehabilitation of disturbed lands.  "... Basic enough for students and in-depth enough for professionals to use as a reference." 6 x 9, 256p, b&w illustrations, 2003.
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Grant W. Sharpe, John C. Hendee, Wenonah F. Sharpe.  Widely recognized for its encyclopedic yet engaging coverage, this edition is an outstanding overview of natural resource management and conservation policies and practices.  Begins with the historical uses and ideas about forests and continues with the development of policy, protection laws, and public input.  Part II addresses the distribution, management, and protection of forests, beginning with an overview of North American forest regions.  Section on forest-associated renewable resources provides thorough treatment of wildlife conservation, watersheds and streams, rangeland resources, and outdoor recreation.  Part IV examines the economics of the forest and evolving computerized techniques and Internet applications affecting management.  Final chapters untangle the confusion over ownership of forests and the emerging influence of green certification of forests and forest products, in addition to providing vital information about international forestry.  A "classic" textbook in this field. 8 x 9-3/4, 544p, b&w photos & illustrations, figures, 2003, 2009.
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Mohammed Dore, ed..  Examines integrated forest management in the Americas and international issues, like global warming and the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.  Presents case studies from representative forests in North, Central, and South America.  Explores the barriers to integrating environmental and economic approaches to forest management, and then offers tested suggestions for overcoming them. 6 x 8-1/4, 199p, diagrams, graphs, tables, 2001.
G0783 paperback..........US $62.95 CAN $84.95

FOREST DYNAMICS AND DISTURBANCE REGIMES: Studies from Temperate Evergreen-Deciduous Forests
Lee Frelich.   Provides a major contribution to the study of temperate-zone forest dynamics by considering three important themes: the combined influence of wind, fire, and herbivory on the successional trajectories and structural characteristics of forests; the interaction of deciduous and evergreen tree species to form mosaics, and; the significance of temporal and spatial scale with regard to the overall impact of disturbances.  Explores these themes via case studies from the Great Lakes Region.  A valuable resource for those with an interest in forested ecosystems, forest ecology and dynamics. 6 x 9, 276p, 69 line diagrams, 25 b&w photos, 24 tables, 2002.
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Chadwick Oliver, Bruce Larson.  Uses a mechanistic perspective to describe how forests grow and respond to intentional manipulations and natural disturbances.  Synthesizes the latest information from physiology, ecology and silviculture and compares patterns in different regions.  Emphasizes the constant change of all forests and shows that similar development patterns are occurring in forest in North America and beyond.  This up-dated edition covers expanded knowledge and recent advances.  "A book that no forest manager should be without." 6 x 9, 520p, b&w illustrations, 1996.
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WILDWOOD: A Forest for the Future (2/e)
Ruth Loomis with Merve Wilkinson.  A short, plain-talking guide to sustainable, selective logging as practiced on Wilkinson's 188 acre tree farm in British Columbia (B.C.), logged nine (9) times since 1938.  "A book of alternative forestry practices." 6 x 9, 55p, b&w photos, 1990, rev. 1993.
W7066 paperback..........US $12.00 CAN $12.00

MAGNIFICENTLY UNREPENTANT: The Story of Merve Wilkinson and Wildwood
Goody Niosi.  A compelling portrait of a man often termed the “Moses of North American eco-forestry.”  His 136-acre homestead, Wildwood, has become the leading example of intelligent forestry on Canada’s west coast.  A story of a remarkable forester that should be read by all who care about forests of the future. 6 x 9, 288p, 40 b&w photos, 2001.
M4326 paperback..........US $18.95 CAN $18.95

USDA.  A process for developing and implementing land management objectives for landscape patterns.  Provides a means by which forest landscapes can be understood as ecological systems.  Proposes a strategy for designing landscape patterns to integrate ecological functions and forest planning. 11 x 8-1/2, 116p, color photos, illustrations, 1993.
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THE FOREST AND THE TREES: A Guide to Excellent Forestry
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Special Reference

Sandeep Kumar, Matthias Fladung, eds.. This unique text integrates tree transgenesis, functional genomics, and structural genomics to present, for the first time, a unified approach to research on the molecular biology of forest trees.  Scientists and researchers from around the world combine to present the most up-to-date information.  Main sections include: Forest Tree Functional Genomics; Molecular Biology of Wood Formation; Forest Tree Transgenesis, and; Genome Mapping in Forest Trees.  A valuable reference providing "concise information on the most recent and important developments in molecular forest genetics." 6 x 8-1/4, 462p, tables, figures, 2004.
M9594 paperback ..........US $79.95 CAN $110.95

T.L. White, W.T. Adams, D.B. Neale.  An understanding of forest genetics is essential for providing insight into the evolution, conservation, management and sustainability of both natural and managed forests.  This text describes concepts and applications of genetics in all types of forests ranging from pristine natural forests to monoculture plantations.  “Providing a comprehensive introduction to the principles of genetics as important to forest trees, this text integrates the varied sub-disciplines of genetics and their applications in gene conservation, tree improvement and biotechnology.”  Major topics include genetic variation in natural forest trees, the application of genetics in tree improvement and breeding programs, genomic sciences, and molecular technologies.  A valuable resource for students, scientists and professionals in the plant sciences. 6-3/4 x 9-1/2, 695p, b&w photos, figures, charts, 2007. OVERSIZE.
F3486 paperback..........US $95.00 CAN $130.95

FISHES AND FORESTRY: Worldwide Watershed Interactions and Management
T. G. Northcote, G. F. Hartman, eds..  Fisheries and forestry share many of the same environmental requirements and functional processes essential for their long-term sustainability.  Understanding and wise sustainable use of fishery and forestry resources depends on sound and fairly complete knowledge of the biology and ecology of the fishes and trees found in the watersheds jointly supporting both.  Including case studies from all over the globe, this text covers the interaction between these vital natural resources, looking at the current situation in many important ecosystems and how new practices will affect interactions between these commercially important and environmentally sensitive areas.  A landmark publication for all those involved in inland fisheries, forestry and their interaction, including fisheries scientists, fish biologists, ecologists, environmental scientists and forestry scientists. 6-3/4 x 9-3/4, 752p, illustrations, 2004. OVERSIZE.
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Joseph Buongiorno, J. Keith Gilless.  Focuses on decision making for forests managed for both ecological and economic objectives.  Describes the essential modern decision methods used in the scientific management of forests using basic algebra, computer spreadsheets, and numerous examples and applications.  Provides balanced treatment to the ecological and economic impacts of alternative management decisions in both even-aged and uneven-aged forests.  A comprehensive reference that couples clear explanations of the techniques with step-by-step applications to realistic problems. 6 x 9, 439p, 2003.
D3608 hardcover..........US $99.95 CAN $137.95

Forestry Commission Bulletin (British).  Any forest fence is a compromise between cost and effectiveness.  This booklet discusses specifications and principles, fence components, tools, construction, and maintenance. 7-1/2 x 9-1/2, 51p, illustrations, 1992.
F3047 paperback..........US $14.00 CAN $18.00

DRYLAND FORESTRY: Planning and Management
Peter Ffolliott, et al..  "Addresses a specific set of issues that relate to forestry and the management of trees and shrubs for multiple benefits and sustainable development of dryland regions."  Uses an innovative approach toward integrating biophysical and socioeconomic components into environmentally sound, sustainable forest management practices in dryland environments.  Covers technical considerations in dryland forestry, agroforestry systems, rehabilitation of saline regions, investment and employment opportunities, forestry extension programs, and much more. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2, 453p, 1994.
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Elon Verry, James. Hornbeck, C.Andrew Dolloff.  Summarizes the state-of-the-art in management of forested riparian areas.  Outlines all the major issues and aspects, and provides current examples of successful multidisciplinary solutions.  The book also develops an analytical framework for decision-making by modeling riparian processes.  A good summary of science and management for riparian areas. 7 x 10, 432p, line drawings, b&w illustrations, tables, 1999.
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R6572 paperback..........US $9.50 CAN $14.50

ECOLOGY OF A MANAGED TERRESTRIAL LANDSCAPE: Patterns and Processes of Forested Landscapes in Ontario
Ajith Perera, Dave Euler, Ian Thompson, eds..  The first book to describe the landscape ecology of a continuously forested landscape in a comprehensive manner.  Critically examines the “big picture” of ecological patterns and processes through a detailed case study of the vast managed forest region of the Province of Ontario.  Addresses the needs of those searching for an integrated, broad-scale perspective on ecological landscapes. 8 x 10, 352p, 36 color + 66 b&w figures, 1 map, 2000.
E7504 paperback..........US $39.95 CAN $41.95

Stephen Boyce.  Suggests methods by which forest managers can help landowners & consumers identify and further their common goals during a period when non-tangible demands, such as biodiversity and aesthetics, are competing with traditional forest products.  Compilation of concepts, biological relationships, and procedures used to organize forested landscapes for combinations of goods, services and effects.  Covers investments for biological diversity, timber production, wilderness effects, recreational opportunities, aesthetic values, and habitats for endangered plants and animals.  Written for all who benefit from forested landscapes. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2, 239p, 1995.
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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS: Applications in Natural Resource Management (2/e)
Michael Wing, Pete Bettinger.  A comprehensive guide to the application of
Geographic Information systems (GIS) with a natural resource focus.  Starts with an overview of the field, from its historical development and basic principles, to some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.  Then provides detailed coverage of essential GIS operations (i.e. querying, buffering, clipping, and overlay analysis; etc.).  Edition features up-to-date information to include extended treatment of GPS integration with GIS, extensively used data structures, and raster database analysis.  Concludes with discussions on current GIS trends and future challenges.  Applications provided can be extended to any region of the world, although the primary emphasis is on Canada and the rest of North America.  The "only book available that emphasizes GIS as a tool for professionals working in natural resource management, and is aimed at students who want to become educated users of the technology, not GIS programmers. 8 x 10, 272p, 26 b&w photos, 187 figures, 29 tables, 2008.
G610X paperback..........US $85.00 CAN $136.95

Steven Franklin.  Enables forest managers to understand and choose remote sensing solutions to management problems, and to conduct and apply the method of remote sensing in support of sustainable forest management objectives and goals.  Presents methods and operational examples of forest change detection, forest defoliation monitoring, forest classification, and forest growth modeling.  Covers the regeneration of wastelands and degraded forests, the integration of trees into the farming landscape and the promotion of agroforestry. 6 x 9, 432p, 16p color insert, maps, 2001.
R3948 hardcover..........US $172.95 CAN $238.95


FORESTS FOREVER: Their Ecology, Restoration and Preservation
John Berger.  An expanded, revised version of Berger’s bestselling Understanding Forests, Forests Forever is a clear, readable survey of forest history and management.  Offers a compelling guide to the complex issues surrounding forest ecology, policies, and conservation.  Explains how forests work, examines the history of governments’ forest policy, discusses the fate of forests worldwide, and suggests guiding principles for their proper management.  Ultimately, the book “issues a call to arms for all those concerned with preserving and managing the world’s forests today.” 6-3/4 x 9, 424p, 88 color + 6 b&w photos, 2008.
F652X paperback..........US $27.50 CAN $36.95

MAINTAINING WHOLE SYSTEMS ON EARTH'S CROWN: Ecosystem-Based Conservation Planning for the Boreal Forest
Herb Hammond.  Provides an introduction to understanding the complex, ecologically-sensitive circumpolar boreal forest and explains the philosophy, principles, scientific background, and technical process of ecosystem-based conservation planning (EBCP).  Introduces all aspects of EBCP for any environment, including: protecting and restoring ecological integrity, biological diversity, carbon storage and water purification functions; developing diverse, sustainable community economies; preserving and restoring cultural integrity, and; practicing adaptive ecosystem management and land-use planning.  The approach to EBCP uses boreal forest-based examples, but may be applied in planning the protection and use of the spectrum of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems, and in the planning both rural and urban land use.  A valuable resource that shows "how to identify, restore, and maintain ecological integrity in areas of any size, ecological complexity, or history of exploitation." 8 x 10, 410p, color photos, figures, charts, maps, 2009.
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FORESTS IN LANDSCAPES: Ecosystem Approaches to Sustainability
Jeffrey Sayer, Stewart Maginnis, eds..  Top researchers and practitioners contribute to provide the first book to take forest management forward using ecosystem approaches.  Combines an overview of ecological approaches to sustainable forestry and lays out the conundrums, while cross-cutting chapters examine the key issues & themes of institutional arrangements and structures, including forest ownership, access & property rights, legal frameworks, joint/community management, precision forestry, and more.  Includes sections on subsidies, drivers of change for ecosystem approaches, and examples of innovative and best practices (United States, western Europe, Australia, Canada, Russia, India, and central & east Africa).  “A must-read for practitioners, researchers and policy makers concerned with forests and land use, … containing lessons for all those concerned with forests as sources of people’s livelihoods and as part of rural landscapes.” 6-3/4 x 9-1/2, 248p, figures, index, 2005.
F1952 hardcover ..........US $56.95 CAN $73.95

Dominick DellaSala, ed., frwd. by David Suzuki.  While tropical rainforests have received much conservation attention and support for their protection, temperate and boreal rainforests have been largely overlooked.  Yet these ecosystems are also unique, supporting rainforest communities rich in plants and wildlife and containing some of the most massive trees on Earth.  Temperate and Boreal Rainforests of the World is the first book to bring together leading scientists to describe the ecology and conservation of these lesser-known rainforests in an attempt to place them on par with tropical rainforests in conservation efforts, including those of both the Pacific Coast and inland Northwestern North America, and the Prehumid Boreal and Hemiboreal Forests of Eastern Canada.  Written in common language, it offers a global vision rooted in ecological science for all who are concerned about the plight of these remarkable forests. 7 x 10, 264p, 24 color plates, figures, 2010.
T6760 paperback..........US $50.00 CAN $62.95

FORESTRY AND BIODIVERSITY: Learning How to Sustain Biodiversity in Managed Forests
Fred Bunnell, Glen Dunsworth, eds..  Attempts to solve a complex, real-world problem - how do we sustain biological diversity in managed forests?  With often competing demands for forest products and the need to conserve biodiversity and endangered species, the authors make the case for adaptive management - a structured approach to learning by doing - to sustain biodiversity in managed forests.  Draws on the theory and principles of conservation biology and forest ecology and illustrates them, and the
challenges presented, through a practical, real-world study of a 1.1 million hectare commercial operation.  Presents the results honestly - not everything worked as intended - the problems encountered suggest where the boundaries of science stop and social choices must be made.  "...An essential read and reference for all forest stakeholders who are committed to integrated management of forests for sustained economic, environmental, and cultural values" - Jerry Franklin, Professor of  Ecosystem Analysis, UW. 6-1/4 x 9, 374p, b&w photos, figures, charts, 2009, 2010.
F5307 paperback.......... US $45.95 CAN $45.95

John Kilgo, John Blake, eds..  Can land degraded by centuries of agriculture be restored to something approaching its original productivity and diversity?  This book tells the story of 50 years of restoration and management of the forested landscape of the Savannah River Site, a 310-square-mile tract of land (SC coastal plain).  Provides a comprehensive overview of the forest management practices that can support long-term forest recovery and restoration of native habitats.  For all natural resource managers and ecologists - “from the academic to the practicing land manager,” it represents a valuable detailed case study in long-term land management. 6 x 9, 475p, b&w photos, charts, tables, maps, 2005.
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THE HIDDEN FOREST: The Biography of an Ecosystem
Jon Luoma, forward by Jerry Franklin.  Takes us below - and above - the canopy to view the natural processes of an old-growth forest and visit with the researchers examining an entire ecosystem under the microscope (H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest).  As well as telling the human story behind the research, Luoma takes readers into the hidden forest where the scientists have discovered a host of previously unknown species and interactions in the forest ecosystem.  "…An inspiring, informative account of the complexity of an undisturbed forest" - Audubon magazine. 6 x 9, 248p, 2006.
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Chris Maser, Andrew Claridge, James Trappe.  Makes the compelling case that, in order to develop sustainable ecosystem policies, we must first understand the complexity and interdependency of species and habitats from the microscopic level to the gigantic.  Compares forests in the Pacific Northwestern United States and Southeastern mainland of Australia to show how easily observable species - trees and mammals - are part of a complicated infrastructure that includes fungi, lichens, and organisms invisible to the naked eye, such as microbes.  “…Shows that forests are far more complicated than most of us might think, which means simplistic policies will not save them.  Understanding the biophysical intricacies of our life-support systems just might.” 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 288p, 42 color + 67 b&w illustrations, 2008.
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A. Amaro, D. Reed, P. Soares, eds..  There are many theoretical approaches to modelling forest systems, but not all of them have valid practical applications.  A series of papers in this book reviews current thinking on various models and presents applications in various contexts.  Topics covered include: forest reality and modelling strategies; mathematical approaches and reasoning; estimation processes; models, validation and decision under uncertainty; model archives and metadata, and; emerging trends and future directions. 6-1/4 x 9-1/2, 432p, 117 line illustrations, 8 color illustrations, 2003.
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Frank Gilliam, Mark Roberts, eds..  Focusing on the often overlooked herbaceous layer of eastern forests, this volume combines perspectives from different levels of biological organization (ecophysiology to ecosystems) and forest types (from the eastern boreal forest to southeastern pine forests) into a synthesis of our knowledge of the ecology of this important forest layer.  The first book of its kind to synthesize information concerning herbaceous layer structure, composition, and dynamics of a variety of forest ecosystem types in eastern North America.  6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 424p, 65 b&w illustrations, figures, tables, maps, 2003.
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Rajeev Arora, et al, eds..  Provides a better understanding of how woody plants respond to cold and other stresses.  Covers the latest and most significant advances in woody plant stress research, with a focus on the low-temperature stress biology of woody plants that are of horticultural importance.  Offers the latest findings in perennial woody plant hardiness research to those interested or involved in plant stress physiology in botany, agriculture, horticulture, landscape design, or forestry. 5-3/4 x 8-1/2, 311p, color + b&w photos, tables, figures, 2004.
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RESOURCE PHYSIOLOGY OF CONIFERS: Acquisition, Allocation and Utilization 
William Smith, Thomas Hinckley.  Coniferous forests have influence on the financial and biological health of the earth.  This book focuses on how these trees acquire, allocate and utilize the resources that sustain this crucial productivity.  Describes how resources are acquired by photosynthesis and through root systems, as well as how resources are stored and used. 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 396p, tables, 1995.
R8705 hardcover..........US $105.95 CAN $132.95

William Smith, Thomas Hinckley.  Conifers, pines, fir and spruce trees are dominant species in forests around the world.  This book focuses on the physiology of conifers and how physiological systems operate.  Attention is devoted to the means by which ecophysiological processes influence organism function and distribution.  A specific focus on the genetics of conifers, their growth and geographic distribution. 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 338p, tables, 1995.
E8756 hardcover ..........US $72.95 CAN $102.95

David Perry, Ram Oren, Stephen Hart.  Award Winner.  "This acclaimed textbook is the most comprehensive available in the field of forest ecology."  Provides an inclusive survey of boreal, temperate, and tropical forests with an emphasis on ecological concepts across scales that range from global to landscape to microscopic.  Situating forests in the context of larger landscapes, the authors reveal the complex patterns and processes observed in tree-dominated habitats.  Updated, revised edition covers: conservation; ecosystem services; climate change; vegetation classification; disturbance; species interactions; genetics; soil influences; productivity; biogeochemical cycling; mineralization; ecosystem stability, and more.  Designed for advanced students of forest science, ecology, and environmental studies, it is also a "must read" for forest ecologists, foresters, and land managers. 8-3/4 x 11, 632p, 17 color + 135 b&w photos, 244 line drawings, 2008. OVERSIZE.
F8409 hardcover..........US $98.00 CAN $129.95

FOREST ECOLOGY: A Foundation for Sustainable Forest Management and Environmental Ethics in Forestry (3/e)
James Kimmins.  The only text on ecosystem ecology that covers the entire field, linking conventional ecosystem-level forest ecology to forest management.  Comprehensive treatment of forestry issues, as well as excellent coverage of ecosystem and landscape management, natural disturbances and their emulation.  New or added emphasis on: philosophy and ethics; ecosystem function; temporal diversity; forest ecosystem modeling, and; more.  An excellent reference for professionals in forestry and resource, wildlife, and parks management. 8 x 10, 720p, 2003.OVERSIZE.
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Burton Barnes, Donald Zak, et al..  Provides an eminently current perspective by emphasizing forest ecosystems using a landscape-ecosystem or geo-ecosystem approach.  Field teachers, researchers, and professionals in forest ecology, in both public and private arenas, share their expertise in this revised edition.  Treats traditional plant ecology topics of community, succession, biota from a landscape ecosystem perspective.  Useful reference for professionals engaged in management, conservation, or restoration of forest ecosystems. 7 x 10, 792p, 1998.
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Eric Bolen.  An authoritative introduction to North America’s natural environments (biome by biome) and the subtle interactions of minerals, plants, and animals that take place within them.  Covers the entire North American continent, with chapters on: boreal forest; eastern deciduous forest; chaparral and pinyon-juniper woodlands; montane forests, and; temperate rain forest.  Discusses conservation issues and human impacts.  A valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding and protecting the natural environment. 7-3/4 x 9-1/2, 448p, b&w photos, diagrams, maps, 1998.
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Adrian Newton.  Provides a synthesis of research methods and techniques relevant to understanding forest ecology, with a particular focus on those relevant to practical conservation and sustainable forest management.  Presents methods for assessing forest extent and condition, structure and composition, and forest dynamics at a variety of scales.  Describes techniques for assessing genetic variation and reproductive ecology, and for evaluating the habitat value of forests.  Includes case studies and emphasizes recent methodological advances, including GIS, remote sensing, modelling and molecular ecology.  A resource for students, researchers, and forest ecologists, as well as a valuable reference for conservation practitioners, land managers, and forest professionals. 6 x 9-1/4, 472p, 89 b&w photos, tables, diagrams, 2007.
F7456 paperback..........US $65.00 CAN $84.00

Ray R. Hicks.  Examines all of the key ecological, social, and economic management considerations essential to effectively utilize and sustain the woodlands of the Central Hardwoods Region (from NY to GA and from VA to MO).  Chapters provide: a historical overview of its evolution and development; species by species, details of the silvical characteristics of 34 important tree species; expert recommendations for effective forest treatment and management for specific concerns (i.e. timber production, pollution, etc.) to broader issues (i.e. the biological potential of the entire region, etc.), and; more.  A comprehensive guide to effective hardwood forest management. 8-1/2 x 11, 432p, b&w photos, charts, 1998.
E7588 hardcover..........US $240.95 CAN $288.99

Robert Edmonds, James Agee, Robert Gara.  Widely recognized as the best treatment of the technical issues concerning forest health and forest protection available.  The original edition was the first to treat fire, wind, insects, and diseases as well as their interactions holistically.  With updated and detailed coverage, this edition extends the thrust of the first.  The authors' effective, integrative approach continues to focus on the fundamental issues related to forest protection, including ecology, forest health, and ecosystem management.  Contains examples from the United States, Canada, and other countries to illustrate the principles and problems essential to understanding these issues.  Features expanded material on climate change effects and forest health monitoring.  "…No other single resource better prepares students and natural resource professionals for the protection and management of sustained forest health." 8 x 9-3/4, 667p, b&w photos & illustrations, graphs, 2010.
F6526 paperback..........US $85.95 CAN $115.95

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P162X hardcover..........US $125.00 CAN $175.95


Nigel Dudley, Rodolphe Schlaepfer, et al..  The first ever guide to "forest quality" assessment, addressing the "authenticity" of forests and criteria for determining the environmental, economic and social value of different types of forest.  Describes a methodology and protocol for collecting and analyzing data, plus  outlines the approach needed with each indicator. The authors advocate a new "landscape" approach to assessment, including a series of case studies from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America to show its practical uses to forest conservation.  "A practical hands-on manual for professionals involved in forestry, conservation and resource management worldwide." 6-3/4 x 9-3/4, 192p, figures, tables, 2006.
F2789 hardcover ..........US $105.00 CAN $144.95

Daowei Zhang, Peter H. Pearse.  A firm grounding in economics is integral to sound forestry policies and practices.  This book, a major revision and expansion of Pearse's 1990 classic, provides that.  Covers the basic economic principles and concepts and their application to modern forest management and policy issues. Topics range from valuation of forest investments and un-priced forest goods and services to product markets, government intervention, property rights, taxation, and global issues of forests and the environment.  Its comprehensive and systematic analysis of forest issues makes it an indispensable resource for students and practitioners of forest management, natural resource conservation, and environmental studies. 6 x 9, 412p, 2012.
F1537 paperback..........US $49.95 CAN $52.95

UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN FOREST: Valuation Methods for Woodland and Forest Resources
Bruce Campbell, Marty Luckert, eds..  A guide to valuing the full range of services and materials obtained from forests and woodlands.  Covers timber, fruit, plants, recreation, tourism, habitat, soil protection, carbon sequestration and a range of cultural values.  Shows how the networks of benefits can be untangled and sets out the different approaches needed to value them.  Covers the analysis of plant-based markets, non-market valuation and decision frameworks.  Examples drawn from the developing world, but easily applicable elsewhere. 6-3/4 x 9-1/2, 240p, 27 b&w photos, 26 b&w illustrations, 2001.
U8098 paperback..........US $73.95 CAN $96.95
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FORECASTING FOREST FUTURES: A Hybrid Modeling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecocsystems and their Values
Hamish Kimmins, Juan Blanco, Brad Seely, Clive Welham, Kim Scoullar.  Modeling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values.  This book describes the hybrid approach to modeling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced disturbance.  Describes the FORECAST family of ecosystem management models at three different spatial scales (tree, stand and landscape) - including real-life examples from Canada, China, Spain and United States -, and compares them with alternative models at these spatial scales.  The "definitive text" on hybrid models for forest management and "should be on the shelf of any scientist, student or practitioner interested in understanding, modeling or managing forest ecosystems" - Hans Pretzsch, Chair of Forest Yield Science, Technical University of München. 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 281p, figures, graphs, index, 2010.
F9228 hardcover..........US $99.95 CAN $104.95

David Reed, Glenn Mroz.  Covers the basics of forest mensuration - the process of counting, measuring and estimating the economic value of a stand of trees.  Goes beyond traditional forest mensuration to satisfy contemporary demands for measuring non-commodity values, such as soils, wildlife habitat, and hydrology.  Incorporates modern methods of handling of forestry data based on GIS technology.  Prepares readers for government regulations that demand that ecological resources be given appropriate weight in forestry management decisions.  A valuable resource on the subject. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 386p, 1997.
R5829 print-on-demand..........US $219.95 CAN $241.99

W. David Klemperer.  Emphasizes economics as a way of thinking in which added costs and benefits of action are compared in order to maximize net benefits.  With the basics in capital theory, readers learn how to evaluate forestry investments in a way that embraces important environmental factors.  Affords strong treatment of multiple-use forestry and non-market goods evaluation.  Non-timber values also are incorporated into the book’s economic analysis.  Offers thorough coverage of techniques for valuing damage from fire, insects, and diseases. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2, 608p, tables & diagrams, 1996.
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F1228 hardcover..........US $115.95 CAN $153.95
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THE BIOMASS ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK: Bioenergy for a Sustainable Environment
Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah Hemstock, Jeremy Woods, eds.  Provides the skills to understand the biomass resource base and the tools to assess the resource and the pros and cons of exploitation.  Covers assessment methods for woody and herbaceous biomass, biomass supply and consumption, and remote sensing techniques. International case studies, ranging from techniques for measuring tree volume to transporting biomass, help to illustrate step-by-step methods and are based on fieldwork experience.  This handbook will be invaluable reading for energy consultants, agronomists, foresters, project developers, natural and social scientists, environmental policy analysts, and students interested in bioenergy and environmental studies. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 292p, figures, tables, 2008.
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THE MEASUREMENT OF ROUNDWOOD: Methodologies and Conversion Ratios
M. A. Fonseca.  The ability to measure roundwood quantity and quality, as well as  predict product yields is of great importance to forest industries.  However, roundwood metrics is a topic that is often difficult to understand due to counterintuitive trends, inconsistencies and variability in a number of factors.  This book provides a comprehensive guide to the various methods by which roundwood and its products are measured.  Presents and compares many different log scaling methods in terms of procedures and conversion ratios.  Other topics include grading logs, log manufacturing quality, statistical sampling methods for determining log yard inventories and mill log usage volume.  Features data for the main commercial timber species of the world.  A comprehensive and valuable reference on the subject. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2, 286p, 57 figures & charts, 2006.
M0797 hardcover ..........US $160.00 CAN $209.95

Phil West.  Summarizes modern forest measurement techniques and describes why forests are measured, how, and the basis of the science behind these techniques.  Coverage includes: tree measurements (stem diameter, height, biomass, etc.); stand measurement and measuring populations; sampling theory, and; conducting an inventory.  A reference that will appeal to everyone, from professionals to the layperson, who works with forests and needs to measure them no matter where in the world. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 167p, 17 b&w illustrations, 9 tables,  2004.
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T3906 paperback..........US $54.95 CAN $69.95
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Michael Philip (Univ. of Aberdeen).  Revised text is now international in scope, and updated to reflect recent advances, particularly in biomass and fodder measurement, sampling with unequal probabilities and growth modeling.  Covers both the theory and practice of forest mensuration and includes a number of worked examples of calculations.  A reference that will be valued for its applied approach, presenting measurement techniques and methods of data analysis in the context of real needs for management or research. 6-3/4 x 9-1/2, 336p, 66 b&w illustrations, 1994.
M8830 paperback..........US $85.00 CAN $115.95

Aaron Weiskittel, David Hann, John Kershaw, Jerome Vanclay.  Contains detailed descriptions of current modelling approaches for predicting forest growth and yield, including whole-stand and size-class models, tree-level models, process-based models, and hybrid models.  Explores the components comprising the various modelling approaches.  Covers statistical techniques used in forest model construction.  Provides readers with the tools for evaluating and calibrating growth and yield models and outlines the steps necessary for developing a forest growth and yield model.  Accessible, reader-friendly style.  A thorough and up-to-date, single source reference for students, researchers and practitioners requiring a current digest of research and methods in the field. 6 x 9, 430p, figures, tables, 2011.
F5009 hardcover..........US $164.95 CAN $197.95

Bertram Husch, Thomas W. Beers, John Kershaw.  An updated edition of this leading text on forest measurement.  Presents a new integrated approach to forest measurement that takes into account all of the forest’s resources, not just timber resources.  Describes the use of mensuration as a monitoring tool, and not simply one of extraction.  Presents contemporary forest management principles, key concepts (i.e. tree-stand parameters, etc.), the principles of measurement, and more. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 456p, 19 b&w photos, 74 drawings, tables, 2003. 
F8503 paperback..........US $181.95 CAN $217.99

Thomas Avery, Harold Burkhart.  A revised, updated edition of this bestselling “how to” forestry text.  Enables readers to quickly grasp forestry inventory and measurement techniques.  Chapters include: land measurements; log rules, scaling practices and specialty wood products; site, stocking and stand density, and; more.  New material on electronic data recorders, electronic distance measurements, GPS, and GIS.  New tree measurement topics include direct measurement of tree heights with extendable poles and measurement of tree crowns. 6-3/8 x 9-1/4, 448p, 31 b&w photos, 77 b&w illustrations, 2001.
F1767 hardcover..........US $178.95 CAN $189.95

Daniel Mandallaz.  Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, this text presents the statistical concepts and tools needed to conduct a modern forest inventory.  Develops the Monte Carlo approach for both simple and complex sampling schemes and explores design-based, model-assisted, and model-dependent inference, including geostatistics and Kriging procedures.  Proceeds to explain the design of optimal sampling schemes based on anticipated variance, presents the stereological approach to transect sampling, and includes numerous case studies, simulations and instructive problems with solutions.  A concise, current text providing the necessary theoretical and practical foundation to analyze and design forest inventories. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 272p, 27 b&w illustrations, 2008.
S9764 hardcover..........US $109.95 CAN $151.95

FOREST INVENTORY: Methodology and Applications (Managing Forest Ecosystems)
Annika Kangas, Matti Maltamo, eds..  Developed as a forest inventory text for students and can also serve as a handbook for practical foresters.  The first of four (4) sections deals mostly with sampling issues, including basic sampling designs at a fairly non-technical mathematical level.  Adds more advanced sampling issues often needed in forest inventory, including those unique to forestry (i.e. problems in measuring sample plots in the field or utilizing sample tree measurements).  Section II deals with remote sensing, including: examples of multi-phase and multi-source inventory, and; methods suitable for special applications, like stand-level or global-level inventory.  Section III deals with national inventories carried out in different parts of the world.  The final section attempts to outline some future possibilities of forest inventory methodologies. 6 x 9-1/4, 364p, 8 color illustrations, 2006, 2009 (pb).
F1642 paperback..........US $69.95 CAN $96.95


Stephanie Mansourian, Daniel Vallauri, Nigel Dudley, eds..  The importance of restoration continues to grow, and this book integrates the restoration of forest functions into landscape conservation plans.  The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has made forest landscape restoration a key topic and priority for its environmental work. This book represents the collective body of knowledge & experience of WWF and its many partners on the topic of forest restoration at large scales.  Contains concise, practical information for a variety of specific systems and issues.  A valuable reference and “first stop” for ecologists, conservationists, researchers, foresters and students working in the field. 7 x 10, 432p, 27 illustrations, 2005.
F5257 hardcover ..........US $89.99 CAN $124.95

David Lamb, Don Gilmour.  Presents approaches to restoring and rehabilitating the vast areas of degraded, fragmented and modified forests which cover much of the world.  Argues that by applying best practice at the site level it is possible to enhance socio-economic and ecological gains at the landscape level – consistent with the ecosystem approach called for in the Convention on Biological Diversity.  “This book provides an important contribution towards the objectives of the Forest Landscape Restoration approach and is essential reading for practitioners and decision makers involved in forest restoration.” 7 x 9, 110p, 5 b&w photos, tables, graphs, 2003.
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R6688 paperback..........US $24.00 CAN $32.95

John Stanturf, Palle Madsen.  The first authoritative reference to consolidate the state-of-the-art of forest restoration into one comprehensive volume.  Written by internationally recognized authors, the book summarizes the entire range of restoration protocols at both local and regional scales, as well as documents and compares case studies of forest restoration projects in a geographically diverse range of temperate and boreal zones (North & South America, Europe and Asia).  Presents a unique, integrated perspective on silviculture and forest ecosystem management, as well as techniques for restoration and rehabilitation of forests.  A timely resource on a subject that has undergone so much change and garnered much interest. 7 x 10, 616p, 190 b&w photos,  2004.
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THE ONCE AND FUTURE FOREST: A Guide to Forest Restoration Strategies
Leslie Sauer.  Presents a comprehensive approach to assessing sites, detailed guidelines for determining management goals, and a thorough overview of appropriate management and restoration techniques.  "Focusing on remnant forest systems, it describes methods of restoring and linking forest fragments to recreate a whole landscape fabric."  An important guide for professional planners, landscape architects, land managers, scientists, or anyone interested in constructive action regarding deteriorating forest patches. 7 x 10, 399p, photos and illustrations, 1997.
O5533 paperback..........US $47.50 CAN $62.95


PEOPLE, FIRE, AND FORESTS: A Synthesis of Wildfire Social Science
Terry Daniel, Matthew Carroll, Cassandra Moseley, Carol Raish, eds..  The first book of its kind to integrate the social science literature on the human dimensions of wildfire.  Explores the theoretical and methodological issues surrounding human interactions with wildfire and describes the practical implications of this research.  Topics include: public perception of wildfire risk; acceptability of fire management policies, and; community impacts of wildfire.  A timely, informative resource that will appeal in particular to agencies and individuals responsible for wildland fire decision-making. 6 x 9, 240p, 2007.
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P1849 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $32.95

MIMICKING NATURE’S FIRE: Restoring Fire-Prone Forests in the West
Stephen Arno, Carl Fiedler.  The magnificent stands of old-growth trees that characterize the forests of western North America depend on periodic fires for their creation or survival.  Mimicking Nature’s Fire presents practical solutions to the pervasive problem of deteriorating conditions in these forests.  Advocating a new direction in forest management, the authors explore the promise of "restoration forestry" -- an ecologically based approach that seeks to establish forest structures in which fire can once again serve as a beneficial process rather than as a destructive aberration.  Includes case studies of restoration projects in the western U.S. and Canada.  The book concludes by placing restoration forestry in the broad context of conserving forests worldwide and outlining factors critical for its success. 6 x 9, 256p, photos, tables, 2005.
M1430 paperback ..........US $30.00 CAN $39.95

TENDING FIRE: Coping with America's Wildland Fires
Stephen Pyne.  A discussion of the politics of fire by one of America's most knowledgeable writers on the subject.  Provides a context for understanding fire and asks how we can better protect ourselves against the fires we don't want, and better promote those we do?  Pyne calls for important reforms in wildfire management and makes a convincing plea for a more imaginative conception of fire.  Rich in insight, wide-ranging in its subject, and clear-eyed in its proposals, a book for anyone fascinated by fire, fire policy, or human culture. 6 x 9, 240p,  2004.
T5657 hardcover ..........US $30.00 CAN $39.95

FOREST FIRES: Behavior and Ecological Effects
Edward Johnson, Kiyoko Miyanishi.  Examines the crucial ecological role of fire for numerous plant communities.  This book will be the first to focus on the chemistry and physics of fire as it relates to the ways in which fire behaves and its impacts on ecosystem function.  Leading international experts contribute to a didactic text/reference appealing to students, foresters, ecologists, land managers, geographers, and environmental scientists.  "...This book is authoritative, well written and abundantly referenced. ...A valuable resource on all the topics covered and is likely to remain so for many years. ...It is a book that researchers in fire ecology should be aware of and have access to" - John Ogden (Annals of Botany, 2001). 6-1/2 x 9-1/4, 594p, tables, figures, maps, 2001.
F6660X hardcover..........US $122.00 CAN $168.95 

AMERICA’S FIRES: Management on Wildlands and Forests
Stephen Pyne (FHS Issues Series).  Documents the successful 20th century campaigns to abolish wildland and forest fires.  Ironically, these successes have left some ecosystems more susceptible to fire and insect damage. 6 x 9, 54p, 18 color photos, 21 graphs, maps, 1997.
A0534 paperback..........US $7.95 CAN $11.95

Forest Policy

POLICY THAT WORKS FOR FORESTS AND PEOPLE: Real Prospects for Governance and Livelihoods
James Mayer, Stephen Bass.  Recognized as the most authoritative study to date of policy processes that affect forests and people.  Offers a thorough analysis of the issues, options and factors that determine different outcomes.  Goes on to provide clear and practical advice on how to formulate, manage and implement policies appropriate to different contexts - policies that result in real improvements in the governance, use and economic benefits that can flow from forests to those who depend upon them.  Essential reading for policy-makers, forestry practitioners, academics and students in all areas of forest policy, management and governance. 6-3/4 x 9-1/2, 336p, diagrams, tables, 2004.
P0964 paperback ..........US $73.95 CAN $98.95

FOREST POLICY FOR PRIVATE FORESTRY: Global and Regional Challenges
Lawrence Teeter, Benjamin Cashore, Dao Zhang, eds..  Given the concern over the sustainability of forestry, it is important to develop effective policies to support or shape private forestry to ensure a positive contribution to that end.  This book includes 27 peer-reviewed papers from a conference held in Atlanta, GA (2001) on private forestry, including both the private ownership of forests and the private use and management of public forests.  Coverage includes: the emergence of a new paradigm for public involvement in private forestry; the challenges of sustainability; certification programs, and; country experiences from the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.  A reference of likely interest to forest owners, industry decision-makers, policy-makers, and students of forestry and natural resource economics & policy. 7 x 9-1/2, 336p; 68 b&w illustrations, 2003 
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TWO PATHS TOWARD SUSTAINABLE FORESTS: Public Values in Canada and the United States
Bruce Schindler, et al..  The United States and Canada face a common challenge: to achieve a sustainable form of forest management that has wide public support.  This is the first book to examine the social and economic aspects of sustainable forestry and the resulting impacts on resource policy in both countries.  Attempts to make sense of citizens' expectations for forests, and the responses by public-land managers and policymakers.  By comparing the challenges and the different approaches adopted, this book points the way towards potential solutions to common problems. 6 x 9, 368p, b&w illustrations,  2003.
T5615 paperback ..........US $34.95 CAN $39.95

THE POLICY PROCESS: A Practical Guide for Natural Resource Professionals
Tim W. Clark.  A primer designed to teach natural resource professionals how to be more effective in solving conservation and environmental policy problems.  Its presentation of basic concepts, case studies, and “real world concerns” provides a deeper understanding of the policy process.  A valuable reference for students and practitioners in such fields as wildlife biology, conservation biology, forestry, range or ecosystem management, and sustainable development. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 224p, 2 illustrations, 2002.
P0129 paperback ..........US $35.00 CAN $42.95

Bill Wilson, et al., eds..  Examines forest policy in some of the major forestry regions, primarily the main competitors in world softwood markets - the U.S. South and Pacific Northwest, British Columbia and Alberta, New Zealand, Sweden, Finland, Chile, and Russia.  For each region, it provides an overview of the economy, resource base, composition of the forest industry, and major stakeholders.  The book also examines policy issues, including forest management, timber pricing and exports, environmental standards, land ownership & use, and the institutional settings.  A comprehensive overview. 6 x 9, 288p, 50 b&w illustrations, 1999.
F3095 hardcover..........US $133.00 CAN $148.95

Michael Howlett, ed..  A collection of essays offering a simplifying framework of analysis developed in comparative public policy studies to address the current status of Canadian forest policy.  Using case studies of historical and contemporary federal and provincial forest policies, the essays examine the manner in which changes in resource management ideas, subsystem membership, industrial organization, policy processes, international affairs and intergovernmental initiatives have affected the sector. 6 x 9, 420p, tables, 2002.
C1754 paperback..........US $44.95 CAN $44.95

SUSTAINING THE FOREST OF THE PACIFIC COAST: Forging Truces in the War in the Woods
Debra Salazar, Donald Alper, eds..  A collection of essays examining forest policy in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW) and British Columbia in a binational context.  While U.S. and Canadian forest policy and forest management approaches differ, the two countries face similar challenges and conflicts.  A valuable contribution to the ongoing debate over forest policy on both sides of the border, these essays analyze the challenges facing forest policymakers and open the discussion up to those whose voices have not been heard before. 6 x 9, 224p, 2001.
S8160 paperback..........US $36.95 CAN $36.95

Monique Ross, Canadian Institute for Resources Law (CIRL).  The first comprehensive review of the policy and legal framework of forest management in Canada.  Introduces concepts like forest land base, and reviews demands on forests.  Describes the policy framework and analyzes issues.  Discusses the legal framework of forest management, and focuses on the prospects for change from timber to forest management. 6 x 9, 388p, 1995.
F9427 paperback..........US $51.95 CAN $59.00
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