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Title: Balancing ecosystem values: innovative experiments for sustainable forestry—proceedings of a conference.

Author: Peterson, Charles E.; Maguire, Douglas A.

Date: 2005

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-635. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 389 p

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Balancing Ecosystem Values: Innovative Experiments for Sustainable Forestry is a compendium of more than 40 contributions from Asia, Europe, and North America. The theme encompasses experiments implemented at an operational scale to test ecological, social, or economic responses to silvicultural treatments designed to balance the complex set of objectives currently targeted in sustainable forest management. Several invited and plenary papers emphasize the variety of outcomes demanded by the public, as well as the essential role that these long-term studies will play in allowing natural resource managers to make better-informed, science-based decisions. A broad spectrum of silvicultural treatments and systems are covered, as are simulation runs with different types of models and discussion about design challenges for scaling up from stands to landscapes. Diverse forest ecosystems, stand structures and plant, animal, and fungal species are also considered. The conference included 2 days in the field where participants saw several types of the comprehensive field experiments firsthand. The conference concluded with a critique from state, private, and public land managers.

Keywords: Sustainable forestry, biodiversity, variable retention, public acceptance, adaptive management, silvicultural options, landscape-level effects

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Peterson, Charles E.; Maguire, Douglas, A., eds. 2005. Balancing ecosystem values: innovative experiments for sustainable forestry—proceedings of a conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-635. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 389 p

 


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