Provides an introduction to the complex ecosystem of the North American forest and the economic, social, and political issues that are crucial to forest preservation
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1 author picked Understanding Forests as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
Another classic, Understanding Forests is the finest all-around narrative explaining the values of forests and the nuts and bolts of their management, their mismanagement, the bureaucracies of forestry and how they function, the needed reforms, and the political strides that must be taken, both twenty-five years ago and now. In one or two sittings a forest advocate can graduate from knowing very little to having an effective grasp of what we need to do for better care of our forests.
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