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Title: Old growth revisited: integrating social, economic, and ecological perspectives
Author: Oliver, Marie; Spies, Thomas; Duncan, Sally. ;
Source: Science Findings 110. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Science Findings
Description: How should old-growth forests be managed? Should they be managed? Stakeholders with differing values and agendas have debated these questions for years. Over time, the debate has evolved: now there is greater awareness about the complexity of old-growth ecosystems and different ways humans value them. A scientist at the Pacific Northwest Research Station has co-edited a book to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview and synthesis to further this discussion. Written for a lay audience, Old Growth in a New World: A Pacific Northwest Icon Reexamined is meant to help deepen policymakers' and public understanding of old growth.
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Oliver, Marie; Spies, Tom; Duncan, Sally. 2009. Old growth revisited: integrating social, economic, and ecological perspectives. Science Findings 110. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
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