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Wildlife, Forests, and Forestry: Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity

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By: Malcolm L Hunter, Jr.(Author), Fiona KA Schmiegelow(Author)

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Jul 2010 | Edition: 2 | #186943 | ISBN-13: 9780135014325
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About this book

Offers a broad geographic scope and conceptual focus that establishes general principles and guidelines for forest and wildlife management. Balanced in approach, it discusses both the macro and micro approaches to forest management and addresses how to implement and fund various plans. With over 700 new references, updated figures and a new co-author, Wildlife, Forests, and Forestry offers a renewed and thoughtful look at the management of wildlife, forests, and forestry.


Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Wildlife
2. Forests and Forestry
3. Biological Diversity

PART II: THE MACRO APPROACH: MANAGING FOREST LANDSCAPES
4. Species Composition
5. Age Structure
6. Spatial Heterogeneity
7. Edges
8. Islands and Fragments
9. Shores

PART III: THE MICRO APPROACH: MANAGING FOREST STANDS
10. Dying, Dead, and Down Trees
11. Vertical Structure
12. Special Species

PART IV:SYNTHESIS AND IMPLEMENTATION
13. Management Plans
14. Who Pays?


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