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Published by The Bureau in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

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  • Old growth forests -- Northwest, Pacific -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementsponsored by League of Women Voters of Central Lane County and Bureau of Governmental Research and Service, University of Oregon.
ContributionsLeague of Women Voters of Central Lane County., University of Oregon. Bureau of Governmental Research and Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17731749M

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  Old Growth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Centuries in the making, Australia’s old growth forests sustain a rich communit 5/5. In this charmingly written and beautifully illustrated book, Maloof, a forest scientist and writer, uses examples among principal groups of organisms that occupy forests to describe the dependence that a wide range of species have on old-growth forests This well-written and engaging book is a good introduction to old-growth forests.”.   Old-growth forests also have major ecological value, in terms of species diversity and also serving as a genetic reservoir, providing a window into which genes allow a tree to survive : Chelsey Lewis.   In this charmingly written and beautifully illustrated book, Maloof, a forest scientist and writer, uses examples among principal groups of organisms that occupy forests to describe the dependence that a wide range of species have on old-growth forests This well-written and engaging book is a good introduction to old-growth forests.”Brand: Timber Press, Incorporated.

Proper understanding and management of mature and old growth urban forests is necessary for their preservation, and Loeb’s book offers us an important window to assist in our efforts at effective stewardship for future generations.” (Robert James Scheff, Castanea, Vol. 77 (1), March, ).   To find the best old-growth forest near you, you can check out John Bates’ book, Our Living Ancestors: The History and Ecology of Old-growth Forests in Wisconsin (And Where to Find Them). Right now John Bates is working on a book about . Following the completion of the project, Definition and Inventory of Old Growth Forests on DNR-Managed State Lands, we produced two guides for identifying old trees and forests in Washington: Identifying Mature and Old Forests in Western Washington and Identifying Old Trees and Forests in Eastern Washington, both written by Robert Van Pelt, PhD. Ontario’s Old-Growth Forests is a page full- colour book that was published in It has sold copies, a second edition will be out in spring of It has a rating of /5 at and /5 at Goodreads (learn more). Michael Henry is a forest ecologist who focuses on conservation of old growth forests, including threats from invasive species, development and logging.