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Forest futures : science, politics, and policy for the next century

Author: Karen Arabas; Joe Bowersox
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Forest Futures is an exciting collection of original essays written by leading scientists, policy analysts, public lands managers, and advocates that addresses four related issues regarding the future of our nation's forests: ideas and practices of sustainability"

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forest futures.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004
(OCoLC)607068366
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Arabas; Joe Bowersox
ISBN: 0742531341 9780742531345 074253135X 9780742531352
OCLC Number: 52575569
Description: xlii, 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Sustainability of the northwest forest plan : still to be tested / Jack Ward Thomas --
Ecological realities of the northwest forest plan / David A. Perry --
Sustained yield : goals, policies, promises / John H. Beuter --
Challenges to sustainable forestry : management and economics / Roger A. Sedjo --
Sustainability and public values / Bob Pepperman Taylor --
Science, scientists, and the policy process : lessons from global environmental assessments for the northwest forest plan / Ronald B. Mitchell [and others] --
Roles of scientists in forestry policy and management : views from the Pacific northwest / Frederick J. Swanson --
Science, law and policy in managing natural resources : toward a sound mix rather than a sound bite / Daniel J. Rohlf --
Forests, tornadoes and abortion : thinking about science, politics, and policy / Roger A. Pielke, Jr. --
Long-term population monitoring of northern spotted owls : recent results and implications for the northwest forest plan / Steven H. Ackers --
Vicious cycle : programmatic consultation on northern spotted owls in the Pacific northwest / Susan Jane Brown --
Toward a better forest future : contracting for critters / Richard L. Stroup --
The struggle over species survival / Peter List --
Principles and politics of sustainable forestry in the Pacific northwest : charting a new course / John A. Kitzhaber --
Fire on the hill : using ecological disturbance theory to understand the ambiguous prospects of the northwest forest plan / Joe Bowersox --
The northwest forest plan as a learning process : a call for new institutions bridging science and politics / Margaret A. Shannon.
Responsibility: edited by Karen Arabas and Joe Bowersox.

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This informative book is well written and includes excellent references. It is a valuable contribution to the natural resource management literature and will appeal particularly to resource policy Read more...

 
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