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Forest Plans of North America

  • ID: 3833352
  • Book
  • Region: North America, United States
  • 482 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Forest Plans of North America presents case studies of contemporary forest management plans developed for forests owned by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, communities, families, individuals, industry, investment organizations, conservation organizations, and others in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The book provides excellent real-life examples of contemporary forest planning processes, the various methods used, and the diversity of objectives and constraints faced by forest owners.

Chapters are written by those who have developed the plans, with each contribution following a unified format and allowing a common, clear presentation of the material, along with consistent treatment of various aspects of the plans. This work complements other books published by members of the same editorial team (Forest Management and Planning, Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resource Management), which describe the planning process and the various methods one might use to develop a plan, but in general do not, as this work does, illustrate what has specifically been developed by landowners and land managers. This is an in-depth compilation of case studies on the development of forest management plans by the different landowner groups in North America.

The book offers students, practitioners, policy makers, and the general public an opportunity to greatly improve their appreciation of forest management and, more importantly, foster an understanding of why our forests today are what they are and what forces and tools may shape their tomorrow. Forest Plans of North America provides a solid supplement to those texts that are used as learning tools for forest management courses. In addition, the workfunctions as a reference for the types of processes used and issues addressed in the early 21st century for managing land resources.

  • Presents 40-50 case studies of forest plans developed for a wide variety of organizations, groups, and landowners in North America
  • Illustrates plans that have specifically been developed by landowners and land managers
  • Features engaging, clearly written content that is accessible rather than highly technical, while demonstrating the issues and methods involved in the development of the plans
  • Each chapter contains color photographs, maps, and figures

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Forest Plans of North America

Edited by Jacek Siry, Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Donald L. Grebner, Kevin Boston, and Chris Cieszewski 

1. Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco, New Jersey, United States of America

 Steven W. Kallesser

2. Eddyville Tree Farm, Oregon, United States of America

 Michael Newton

3. Michael Family Forest, Texas, United States of America

 Robin G. Willhoite

4. Pike Lumber Company's Sam Little Forest, Indiana, United States of America

 Oliver Grimm

5. Poole and Pianta Woodlot, West Virginia, United States of America

 Russ Richardson

6. Rib Lake School Forest, Wisconsin, United States of America

Scott Mueller, Gretchen Marshall, Kirsten Held, and Jeremy Solin

7. Shirley Town Forest, New Hampshire, United States of America

 Peter Farrell

8. Arcata Community Forest, California, United States of America

 Mark S. Andre

9. Ejido Borbollones, Durango, Mexico

 J. Javier Corral-Rivas, J. Ciro Hernández-Díaz, Carlos Antonio López Sánchez, José Encarnación Luján Soto, and Klaus von Gadow

10. Harvard University Forest, Massachusetts, United States of America

Audrey Barker Plotkin, John O'Keefe, and David Foster

11. James F. Dubuar Memorial Forest, New York, United States of America

James Savage

12. McPhail Tree Farm, South Carolina, United States of America

 Thomas J. Straka and Tamara L. Cushing

13. Molinillos Private Forest Estate, Durango, Mexico

Gustavo Perez-Verdin, Juan Manuel Cassian-Santos, Klaus von Gadow, and Jose Carlos Monarrez-Gonzalez

14. Ross Forests Partnership, Tennessee, United States of America

Kerry Livengood and John R. Ross

15. Willow Break LLC, Mississippi, United States of America

 Ian Munn, William C. Wright, William Hunter, and Greg Bentley

16. Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia and North Carolina, United States of America

 Gary W. Johnson

17. Chesapeake Forest Lands, Maryland, United States of America

 Kip Powers, Anne Hairston-Strang, Steven Koehn, and Kenneth Jolly

18. Durango State University Forest Las Bayas, Durango, Mexico

 J. Ciro Hernández-Díaz, Javier L. Bretado-Velázquez, J. Javier Corral-Rivas, Héctor M. Loera-Gallegos, and Eusebio Montiel-Antuna

19. Garcia River Forest, California, United States of America

Scott Kelly and Kevin Boston

20. Indigenous Community of Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, Michoacán, Mexico

 Alejandro Velázquez, Gerardo Bocco, Alejandro Torres, Adolfo Chavez Lopez, and Felipe Aguilar Gómez

21. Jackson Demonstration State Forest, California, United States of America

Helge Eng

22. Mission Municipal Forest, British Columbia, Canada

Don Reimer

23. San Pedro El Alto Community Forest, Oaxaca, Mexico

Héctor M. De los Santos-Posadas, J. René Valdez-Lazalde, and Juan Manuel Torres-Rojo

24. Sand Hills State Forest, South Carolina, United States of America

 Scott Danskin and Brian Davis

25. Sessoms Timber Trust, Georgia, United States of America

 Yenie Tran, Dotty S. Porter, Norris Mattox, Bob Izlar, and Jacek Siry

26. South Willapa Bay Conservation Area, Washington, United States of America

 Liane Davis, Tom Kollasch, Kyle M. Smith, and Kevin Boston

27. Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire, United States of America

 Thomas LaPointe, Paul Casey, Ian Drew, and Sean Flint

28. Weaverville Community Forest, California, United States of America

 Alex Cousins, Colleen O'Sullivan, and Patrick Frost

29. Yale School Forests, New England, United States of America

 Mark S. Ashton, Marlyse C. Duguid, Alex L. Barrett, and Kristofer Covey

30. Bayfield County Forest, Wisconsin, United States of America

 Jeff Barkley, Jason Bodine, Chris Hoffman, Jeremy Koslowski, Larry Stevens, Joseph Schwantes, and Jane Severt

31. Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia, United States of America

 Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Erika Mavity, Dick Rightmyer, and Ron Stevens

32. City of San Francisco, California, United States of America

Jon Swae

33. Forest Management Unit 13
Forest Management License (FMU) 3, Manitoba, Canada

Kevin Crowe and Laird Van Damme

34. Fort Wainwright, Alaska, United States of America

 Dan Rees and Adam Davis

35. Green Diamond Resource Company, California, United States of America

 Jim Hawkins, Gary Rynearson, and Kevin Boston

36. Northwest Oregon State Forests, United States of America

 John Sessions and Robert Nall

37. Revelstoke Community Forest
Tree Farm License (TFL) 56, British Columbia, Canada

 Randy Spyksma, Cam Brown, Del Williams, and Kevin Bollefer

38. South Puget Planning Unit, Washington, United States of America

 Cathy Chauvin, Angus Brodie, Heather McPherson, and Abu Nurullah

39. Weyerhaeuser, North Carolina, United States of America

 Bud Bigelow, Robert A. Ewing, and Venkatesh Kumar

40. Yakama Reservation, Washington, United States of America

 Markian Petruncio and Steve Andringa

41. French-Severn Forest, Ontario, Canada

Barry Davidson

42. Martel Forest, Ontario, Canada

Robert Keron, Dan Rouillard, and Sarah Sullivan

43. Prince Albert Forest Management Agreement (FMA), Saskatchewan, Canada

 Cam Brown, Dave Knight, and Pat Mackasey

44. Rayonier, Inc., southern United States of America

 John Paul McTague and Michael J. Oppenheimer

45. San Juan National Forest, Colorado, United States of America

Mehmet Demirci, Pete Bettinger, and Krista Merry

46. Tongass National Forest, Alaska, United States of America

 Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Mehmet Demirci, and Anna M. Klepacka

47. Western Oregon Districts, Bureau of Land Management, United States of America

 Edward W. Shepard and Duane Dippon

48. Whitefeather Forest, Ontario, Canada

 Aaron Palmer and Robert Keron

49. Synopsis of Forest Management Plans of North America

 Kevin Boston, Krista Merry, Donald L. Grebner, Chris Cieszewski, Pete Bettinger, and Jacek P. Siry
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Siry, Jacek P.
Jacek Siry is a professor of forest economics at the University of Georgia. He teaches forest economics, economics of renewable resources, and international forest business, and conducts research in applied forest economics with emphasis on timber markets, investments and finance, and forest management. Dr. Siry is also a co-author of two other books published by Academic Press, Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources, and Forest Plans of North America.
Bettinger, Pete
Pete Bettinger is a professor of forestry at the University of Georgia. He teaches forest planning, forest measurements, and aerial photogrammetry; and conducts research in applied forest management with particular emphasis on harvest scheduling, precision forestry, and geospatial technologies. Dr. Bettinger has worked with the forest industry in the southern and western United States, and maintains this connection to forestry professionals through his leadership in the Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference and other continuing education courses he offers. Dr. Bettinger is also a co-author of two other books published by Academic Press, Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources, and Forest Plans of North America.
Merry, Krista
Krista Merry is a geographer and research coordinator in the School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia. She conducts research in applied forest management with an emphasis on remote sensing, geospatial technologies, landscape planning, and precision forestry. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in geography from the University of Georgia. She has extensive experience in using geographic information systems (GIS), satellite imagery, and aerial photography, and has earned GISP certification from the GIS Certification Institute. She has published 35 peer-reviewed journal articles and is co-editor of Forest Plans of North America (Academic Press, 2015). She has acted as chair of the Proceedings of the Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference four times (soforgis.uga.edu). She also has experience in developing online continuing education courses (introgps.uga.edu) and has led the data collection efforts for several human subject surveys.
Grebner, Donald L.
Dr. Donald L. Grebner is a professor in the Department of Forestry, Mississippi State University. His areas of research specialization include forest management and economics, bioenergy, carbon sequestration, and forest protection. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, both traditional and distance, in forest resource management, advanced forest management, and international forest resources and trade. Prior to his time at Mississippi State, he worked as an extension forester with the U.S. Peace Corps in Costa Rica and was a research analyst for Winrock International. He is very active in the Society of American Foresters as well as the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Unit 4.02.00 Accounting and Managerial Economics Working Group. Dr. Grebner is a co-author of three textbooks entitled Forest Management and Planning, Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources, and Forest Plans of North America.
Boston, Kevin
Kevin Boston is a lecturer of forestry at Humboldt State University. He conducts research in applied forest management with emphasis on harvest scheduling, forest road management, landscape planning, precision forestry, and geospatial technologies. He received a bachelor's degree in forestry from Humboldt State University, and master's and PhD degrees in forest engineering at Oregon State University. He obtained a Juris Doctor degree from Lewis & Clarke College in Portland, Oregon. He worked for the forest industry in the western United States and in New Zealand. He was a principal in the GIS firm VESTRA Resources in 1988. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and is a co-author of two books published by Academic Press. He is managing editor of Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Sciences. He teaches a wide range of forestry courses at Humboldt State University. To our knowledge, he is the only person who has received teaching awards from three different university forestry programs.
Cieszewski, Chris
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