Contiguous cover forestry

Green (Living) Review

This kind of forestry only benefits the corporations. But present day commercial forestry, even in the country that is the birthplace of sustainable forestry, is only interested in fast growing trees that can be harvested within about a generation to make a quick buck.

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Invasive species and forestry

Environmental Economics

[link]. I don't think there is much Mark can do against an enemy as  invasive species. But, we'll see soon. The DOA just showed up today  to "investigate the strange beetles Mark found on trees in Wallace Wood's tree farm." 

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Industrial agriculture and forestry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are dealing with Nature as if she were a factory floor and we even call agriculture and forestry nowadays industries. Agri-Industry agriculture Earth forestry green living Mother Earth nature

The horse in forestry operations

Green (Living) Review

This was when the horse was in general use on farms but today the horse still should have a place in forestry for one and will, of this we can be sure, soon also have that place again in farming. horse forestry operations horses logging forestry horse logging

Gender and diversity in forestry

Green (Living) Review

Confor has produced a new report to examine the "apparent paradox" around gender and diversity in the forestry sector in Scotland. Listening to the views of women - and men - in the forestry and timber sector seemed a good place to start."

Tree marking knife; the sustainable forestry tool

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) This tool, in German called Baumreisser, and produced, predominately by German and Swiss tool makers, such as Victorinox (Switzerland) and Otter (Germany), has been an important tool for the forestry worker and forester in time past.

Overheated Kentucky city gets serious about trees and urban forestry

Green (Living) Review

So it''s good news indeed that Louisville, in decidedly red-state Kentucky, is getting serious about tackling its urban heat island effect through increased urban forestry, as well as efforts to promote reflective surfaces and green roofs. green living Kentucky trees urban forestry

Is it time for the Forestry Commission to be stood down?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Is it time for the Forestry Commission, maybe, to be stood down and that our woodlands (and our forests) be placed into cooperative – I did say cooperative not corporate – management? Forestry Commission forests green living woodland management woodlands

Forestry Panel backs publicly-owned woods and forests

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There is a “continuing role” for a national publicly-owed forest estate in England, the Independent Panel on Forestry, an independent, so the name suggests, panel set up in the wake of the Government's sell-off U-turn, has concluded. In a progress report, the Independent Panel on Forestry says it is developing recommendations that will “increase the benefits generated from all forests in England”. Forestry Commission forests forestry

New report highlights threat to future of forestry industry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The future of the forestry industry in Scotland is under serious threat unless urgent action is taken to secure the long-term supply of timber, a leading industry figure has warned. Stuart Goodall, Chief Executive of Confor: Promoting forestry and wood , said action had to be taken now to protect the 40,000 jobs supported by the forestry sector in Scotland, many of them in rural communities with few other large employers.

Livable Communities through Urban Forestry

The Green Changemakers

This talk was presented at the Livable Communities through Urban Forestry Conference in Washington DC, August 6, 2015 by Suzanne H. Urban forestry & urban greening 4, 115–123 (2006) Nowak, D. Green Health Sustainability Sustainable-development Urban Urban Forestry

FRA highlights Positive Forestry Report from UK

Green (Living) Review

Bainbridge Island, WA, December 2011 : A new report highlighting the strength of the forestry market in the UK over the past year has been highlighted by Forestry Research Associates (FRA) as another reason to invest in timber. This is according to FRA, which supports various forms of forestry investment, from buying forested land in the UK as a property investment, to buying areas of plantation land in Brazil, through managed forestry firms like Greenwood Management.

Royal Forestry Society warning on Lyme disease for forestry workers

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Just in time for tick season the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has produced a new fact sheet designed to prevent forestry workers and members of the public visiting forests and woodlands getting Lyme disease. The move is seen as particularly important because the disease is becoming more common and the symptoms can be severe. The disease is caused by Borrelia bacteria transferred from infected wildlife to humans, through a tick bite.

Wildwood – Sustainable Forestry in Action

Eco Friendly Daily

Not many people have heard of Wildwood, but it exemplifies a sustainable approach to forestry and forest management. Certain basic principles have guided this small-scale sustainable forestry. Wildwood was ahead of its time, but may now serve to educate and inspire forestry management.

Opportunities in Carbon Forestry


Conservation International Executive VP Jennifer Morris talks about carbon forestry- the upsides, the possibilities, the tenure and the financing. Disney is in this space for carbon offsetting in the voluntary carbon market with two projects in Peru and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Indonesian President Argues for Sustainable Forestry.


President Yudhoyono makes global address at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. Photo:Dita Alangkara).

Hawaiian Koa Forestry Project

Conservation Hawaii

Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods (HLH) is planting 1.3 native Hawaiian Koa trees on the HLH plantation just north of Hilo. The HLH project is devoted to the conservation of Koa while providing the opportunity for eco-minded investors to make ethical profits through environmental stewardship. Because Koa is a native Hawaiian resource with [.].

Carbon Forestry excites New Zealanders


Carbon forestry - it's a reasonably common term in New Zealand now. It was the first sector to enter, because of the importance of forestry to New Zealand’s ability to meet its international obligations for greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon Forestry excites New Zealanders


Carbon forestry - it's a reasonably common term in New Zealand now. It was the first sector to enter, because of the importance of forestry to New Zealand’s ability to meet its international obligations for greenhouse gas emissions.

Rainforest Alliance and Kingfisher working together to support sustainable forestry

Green (Living) Review

The Rainforest Alliance and Kingfisher PLC have joined forces to tackle some of the most difficult issues facing companies who strive to source their timber from legal and sustainable sources. The SmartSource programme of the Rainforest Alliance will work with the Kingfisher Group across its business to identify sources that require special attention moving them towards FSC certification and ensuring compliance with Kingfishers own stringent timber sourcing policy along the way.

Canada Does Cool Forestry Breakthrough Deal


The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) which has 21 members , and nine leading environmental organizations, have created an agreement — the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement — that applies to 72 million hectares( yes, you read that correctly!)

Carbon Forestry excites New Zealanders


Carbon forestry - it's a reasonably common term in New Zealand now. It was the first sector to enter, because of the importance of forestry to New Zealand’s ability to meet its international obligations for greenhouse gas emissions.


Green (Living) Review

Speaking to over 6000 delegates from around the world at the XIIIth World Forestry Congress in Buenos Aires, Mr. Lazar held up Canada's environmental record in forestry as setting the standard for excellence in sustainable forest management and the reduction of GHGs. And Canada leads the way in sustainable forestry practices having retained 90% of original forest area and is home to 40% of the world's third-party certified forest land.

Goats – your new firefighting friends

Green Prophet

Supported by the Jewish National Fund’s Forestry Division, the OLI is also looking at different methods to see how grazing as fire-prevention can be expanded. Nature forestry natural pest control regenerative agriculture

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Forestry as Key to Food and Climate Change


With barely a month left for the global climate change negotiations in Durban, China is been hosting the ninth BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) ministerial meet Oct 31-Nov 1. Representatives of the countries of Group 77, island countries and the Arab League also attended the meeting.

Grey squirrels – the biggest risk to our woodland heritage say woodland owners and managers

Green (Living) Review

The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is calling on the Government and Forestry Commission England to put control of grey squirrels on a similar level of importance to that of tree diseases. forestry Forestry Review gray squirrels

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European forestry scientists for a field test to monitor climate change acutely


Abdul Vahid V: European forestry scientists have initiated an extensive field test to learn the impact of global warming on trees and nature. It means forestry researchers can gather data from trees that locate in diverse environments.

Solo's new chainsaws are smooth operators

Green (Living) Review

Perfect for groundscare and forestry professionals working on local authority landscapes, private estates, the golf course or in wooded settings, the 651C and 656C models also benefit from a light weight of just 5.4kg and improved ergonomics.

Urban trees save hundreds of lives and billions of dollars each year in the U.S.

Green (Living) Review

forestry forests green living trees trees for cities urban forestry A new study by the USDA''s Forest Service tells us what all good treehuggers already knew; trees are good for you, especially if you live in a urban area.

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Sycamore tree and Sycamore wood

Green (Living) Review

German forestry sources refer, as said earlier, to Acer pseudoplantanus as a noble timer tree, or even as Edelholz, meaning precious wood, and there, apparently, it tends to only grow in mountainous regions and not so well in the lower areas.

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Fine pruning with ARS and Sorbus International

Green (Living) Review

Sorbus International is a leading supplier of specialist and hi-tech equipment to the arboricultural, forestry, landscaping, utility, ground maintenance and environmental care sectors in the UK and worldwide. forestry tools pruning forestry woodland management

Innovation in Responding to Climate Change: Nanotechnology, Ocean Energy and Forestry

The Green Changemakers

This report offers three innovative solutions in responding to climate change, namely nanotechnology, ocean energy and forestry. By Miguel Esteban, Christian Webersik, David Leary and Dexter Thompson-Pomeroy The report is available for download here.

Sustainable forest management benefits people and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

forest management forestry sustainable forestry by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While it’s true that collecting used paper and recycling it into new products is good for the environment, there’s a catch.

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Landowners urged to restore ancient woodland

Green (Living) Review

forestry Forestry Review green living woodland management Woodland Trust The UK’s leading woodland conservation charity has embarked upon a new scheme aimed at restoring ancient woodland in a number of areas across the UK.

2014 130

Ash dieback (Chalara fraxinea) in Britain

Green (Living) Review

With more than 15 separate pests and diseases listed on the Forestry Commission website as already present in the UK, it is crucial that the wider issue is tackled. The Forestry Commission research station at Alice Holt Lodge is the most central post of call in this case. (C)

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The sickle

Green (Living) Review

old skills forestry tools hand tools forestry countryside skills woodland management countryside management by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A good old-fashion sickle, sharp and perfectly weighted, is a tool just made for the job of clearing vegetation from around the trees.

2013 145

Rock Croft Safe® Eyes – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

forestry tools wood cutting health forestry homesteading safety aboricultureUn-Fog-Able protective eye wear that will not fog, scratch or smear.

2011 151

After the Clearcuts: People and Ecology in an Alaska Rainforest

Nature Conservancy - Science

Decades of forestry research have shown ecologists how to restore uniform, dense stands of trees to a more diverse forest. Still: the science behind conservation forestry is pretty straightforward. But restoring the forest on Prince of Wales Island isn’t just about forestry.

Resilient Woodlands Campaign

Green (Living) Review

Work behind the scenes for more than one year has seen organisations and experts from across the forestry and tree sector coming together to work on a range of activities. forestry Sylva woodlands

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Parliamentarians agree to protect future of forests

Green (Living) Review

The new All Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry (APPGF) has been created to highlight the urgent need for more investment in the forestry and wood-processing sector. The group will focus on the need for increased levels of sustainable forestry, helping to drive UK support for the wider forestry and wood-processing sector. A successful forestry and wood processing sector is a positive not only for the economy, but also for the environment, recreation and health too.

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Green (Living) Review

forestry Forestry Review green living woodland crafts woodland management woodlands Author, journalist and TV presenter Rob Penn tells Grown in Britain what makes British woodlands so important I am writing this at my new desk. Andy Dix, a local furniture maker, made it from an ash tree felled near my home in the Black Mountains, South Wales. It is both exquisite and functional.

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Managing our Woods (Advert)

Green (Living) Review

Having worked in all aspects of of woodland management and forestry since childhood woods and forests and their proper management are my passion and the old management systems, especially that of coppicing. Forestry Review green living woodland management woodlands

2014 144

Modern Farming vs Natural Farming

Green (Living) Review

Brower And this goes for farming as much as for forestry, by the way, as far as the use of big machines is concerned. farming forestry

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