What constitutes active management when it comes to managing forests? Is it a hands-off approach in certain situations or does it mean thinning trees on a regular schedule and responding to natural disturbances? Our authors in this issue of the Western Forester explore what active management means and looks like to achieve management objectives.
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Individual articles are accessible in PDF format (requires Acrobat Reader)
- The Evolving Nature of Active Forest Management |PDF
- Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Active Management of Western Forests |PDF
- Active Management and Small Landowners: It’s in the Intention |PDF
- Active Forest Management is Fundamental to Growing High-Quality Timber |PDF
- Active Management in the Urban Forest |PDF
- Restoring Forest Health to Bring Back Western Forest Birds and Reduce Risks to People and Ecosystems |PDF
- Balancing for Elk and Timber on the Muckleshoot Tomanamus Forest |PDF
- Finding Balance: Managing Private Timberlands for Wood and Wildlife |PDF
- Editor’s Note |PDF