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Elsevier -3 days ago

The calm before the storm: How climate change drives forestry evolutions

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Timothée Fouqueray, Antoine Charpentier, Michel Trommetter, Nathalie Frascaria-LacosteAbstractAdapting forest management to climate change is a key issue, as forests are crucial for mitigation policies and the provision of many ecosystem services. Understanding the magnitude of the progress made in this res...

Springer -6 days ago

Trade-offs between economic profitability, erosion risk mitigation and biodiversity in the management of uneven-aged Abies alba Mill. stands

Abstract Key message Multi-objective forest planning methods were used to assess the trade-offs between three ecosystem services: timber production, erosion protection and biodiversity. The use of trade-off analysis helps to define proper weights for the managem...

Elsevier -6 days ago

Assessing multi-scale habitat relationships and responses to forest management for cryptic and uncommon herpetofauna in the Missouri Ozarks, USA

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Shelby R. Timm, Alexander J. Wolf, Xiaoming Gao, Kenneth F. KellnerAbstractBehaviorally cryptic or uncommon herpetofauna are often understudied due to the extensive effort it requires to obtain adequate data for statistical analysis. Additionally, potential impacts from forest management on these already sma...

Elsevier -1 week ago

Initial establishment of commercial tree species under enrichment planting in a Central Amazon secondary forest: Effects of silvicultural treatments

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Victor Alexandre Hardt Ferreira dos Santos, Marciel José FerreiraAbstractEnrichment planting has the potential to conserve wide areas of secondary forest in the Amazon. Therefore, it is necessary to understand the effects of silvicultural treatments applied to secondary forest management on the initial esta...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Water quality benefits of Acer rubrum and Betula alleghaniensis in the boreal-temperate ecotone on Eastern Cape Breton Island, Canada

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Olaf Thomas Bouman, Michael Anthony Mazzocca, Emily Elizabeth Bennett, Kenneth Donald OakesAbstractForest management objectives in public water supply areas are designed to optimize water quality. We employed a paired-tree sampling approach within mixed stands to test the effects of evergreen conifer versus ...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Bedrock type drives forest carbon storage and uptake across the mid-Atlantic Appalachian Ridge and Valley, U.S.A.

Publication date: 15 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 460Author(s): Warren P. Reed, Margot W. KayeAbstractLithology influences forest carbon storage and productivity yet is often overlooked for forests of the eastern United States, a large and important carbon sink. This research explores the influence of two common lithologies of the Ridge and Valley physiographic province ...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Actor power in the restitution processes of forests in three European countries in transition

Publication date: April 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 113Author(s): Zuzana Dobšinská, Ivana Živojinović, Jelena Nedeljković, Nenad Petrović, Vilém Jarský, Jiří Oliva, Jaroslav Šálka, Zuzana Sarvašová, Gerhard WeissAbstractThe political and economic transformations that have taken place since the early nineties in the former socialist countries in Europe have signifi...

USFS -2 weeks ago

Exploring diversity in forest management outlooks of African American family forest landowners for ensuring sustainability of forestry resources in the southern United States

African American forest landowners in the southern United States (US) are typically considered a homogenous group in current studies. Our research challenges this assumption by identifying four distinct forest management outlooks among African American forest landowners using Q Method. Sustainable Harvesters focus on balanced land use with a long-term outlook; Back 40ers appreciate the presence of...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Support packages ready for fire affected timber producers

Federal Government support packages of up to $75,000 for primary producers affected by the bushfire crisis have been welcomed by the nation’s timber industry bodies. Both the Australian Forest Products Association, Institute of Foresters of Australia and the Australian Forest Growers, have thrown their support behind the package. Source: Timberbiz “We will do whatever it takes to support those...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Responses of terrestrial animals to forest characteristics and climate reveals ecological indicators for sustaining wildlife in managed forests

Publication date: 1 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 459Author(s): Glen S. Brown, Lisa Pollock, Philip D. DeWitt, Neil DawsonAbstractAssessing the impacts of forest harvest on biodiversity is a key mandate for demonstrating sustainable forest management in many jurisdictions, yet the identification of an appropriate suite of wildlife and habitat indicators remains a challeng...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Airborne-laser-scanning-derived auxiliary information discriminating between broadleaf and conifer trees improves the accuracy of models for predicting timber volume in mixed and heterogeneously structured forests

Publication date: 1 March 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 459Author(s): Leo Gallus Bont, Andreas Hill, Lars T. Waser, Anton Bürgi, Christian Ginzler, Clemens BlattertAbstractManaging forests for ecosystem services and biodiversity requires accurate and spatially explicit forest inventory data. A major objective of forest management inventories is to estimate the standing timber ...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Royal Commission on bushfires – bring it on

Plans by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to take a proposal to Cabinet to establish a royal commission into the current catastrophic bushfires have been generally welcomed by the timber industry. Source: Timberbiz Climate change, and how to better prepare and adapt for the “new normal” of longer, hotter bushfire seasons, will be included in the review. Bushfire preparations, responses, recover...

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