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Wildlife, Forests, and Forestry: Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Malcolm L. Hunter, Fiona Schmiegelow

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 8, 2010

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For courses in Wildlife and Forestry Management.

 

Now in a second edition, 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, the book offers a renewed and thoughtful look at the management of wildlife, forests, and forestry.

Table of 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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Wildlife, Forests, and Forestry: Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$48.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-505443-7