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forest

an area of woodland, historically, one owned by the sovereign and set apart as a hunting ground with its own laws and officers.
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Today, however, Duane and I are not in the dense, diseased, and dying woods of the Kit Carson National Forest around our homes in Taos, but at a Forest Service-sponsored meeting down south in Santa Fe.
Tree loss could also affect the survival of the billions of animals that call the forest home.
Forest Service officials scheduled an open house for Monday in Ventura to help people learn about their recently completed land management plan for the Los Padres area, including ideas for protecting housing developments near the forest from catastrophic wildfires.
Many of these groups gloss over the onerous "hoops" that existing forest companies must pass through to actually harvest wood in Ontario's forests.
Improving the institutional framework, including new forest legislation and a clarification of the role of different public organizations in the forestry sector.
President Bush disappointed the Alaska Rainforest Campaign in May when his administration pursued a court-ordered wilderness review of the nine-million-acre Tongass Forest in Alaska and concluded that none of it was to be protected.
Between 1982 and 1987, the 12 national forests in R-l completed individual management plans for each national forest, in compliance with the National Forest Management Act of 1976.
There is a difference in degree, to be sure, between a mining operation leaching arsenic into the water, or a timber company clear-cutting forests, and an off-road vehicle (ORV) rider tearing a trail through the forest.
Professor Hansjurg Steinlin from Germany pointed out that forest cover in fully industrialized countries has actually increased slightly over the last 30 years.
ACA affiliated camps will benefit from the memorandum through the use of Forest Service land resources.
The warm woodlands bordering the equator harbor more than half of the world's existing species, so forest destruction in this region drives the extinction of countless unique plants and animals.