Western Forester Jan/Feb/March 2023 cover

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
  • Stories from the Woods |PDF
  • Help Recognize Excellence: Society of American Foresters National Awards Nominations open in January 2023 |PDF
  • Policy Scorecard |PDF
  • We Remember |PDF

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