2 edition of Evaluation of reforestation and timber stand improvement on the national forests. found in the catalog.
Evaluation of reforestation and timber stand improvement on the national forests.
United States. Forest Service.
Issued May 1978.
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This, however, involves competition with higher-valued crops at the margin. Another program is the Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement (TSI) of national forest lands being conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Forest Service pursuant to the Natio- . Reforestation is the natural or intentional restocking of existing forests and woodlands (forestation) that have been depleted, usually through deforestation. Reforestation can be used to rectify or improve the quality of human life by soaking up pollution and dust from the air, rebuild natural habitats and ecosystems, mitigate global warming since forests facilitate biosequestration of.
Guidelines. Qualified Costs: Qualified reforestation expenses are those paid to establish commercial stands of timber. Qualified expenses include those for site preparation, seeds, or seedlings, paid labor, tools, herbicide, depreciation on equipment used in the planting or seeding, and any other costs required to reestablish timber stands after a harvest, or to establish stands on land that. Get this from a library! Forest service: better reporting needed on reforestation and timber stand improvement: report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy, Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives. [United States. General Accounting Office.].
program that mainly encouraged reforestation and timber stand improvement (Cubbage et al. ). At about this time many states were also developing state-level forestry cost share programs (Bullard and Straka ). For example, Virginia passed a state reforestation program in that was funded by the landowner, a severance tax, and the. Get this from a library! Forest Service: better data are needed to identify and prioritize reforestation and timber stand improvement needs: report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health, Committee on Resources, House of Representatives.. [United .
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Get this from a library. Evaluation of reforestation and timber stand improvement on the national forests. [United States. Forest Service.]. Januaryepub Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement Report National Summary Fiscal Year U.s. Department of Agriculture January ,N.A pdf ebook, download full Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement Report National Summary Fiscal Year U.s.
Department of Agriculture January book in english. Reforestation, whether by planning for natural regeneration or tree planting, is at the core of our efforts to protect watersheds on National Forest System lands and on adjacent lands that have been affected by natural disturbance events, such as wildfire, climate change, and insect and disease infestations.
Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement Reports. The links below lead to Forest Service Reforestation and Timber Stand Improvement information by fiscal year (FY).
This includes the following types of information: Production levels at each Forest Service nursery and seed extractory and displays service-wide production trends at these facilities.
The National Forests were originally envisioned as working forests with multiple objectives: to improve and protect the forest, to secure favorable watershed conditions, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use of citizens of the United States.
Forest technicians perform a variety of activities, including reforestation, insect and disease control, stand examination, boundary line maintenance, and timber stand improvement activities. A 4-year degree in the forestry or natural resource management fields or an associate’s degree from a 2-year course at a technical school will usually.
This process shall include requirements to provide information on a representative sample basis of estimated expenditures associated with the reforestation, timber stand improvement, and sale of timber from the National Forest System, and shall provide a comparison of these expenditures to the return to the Government resulting from the sale of.
Forest Vegetation Simulator. The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a family of forest growth simulation models. FVS answers questions about how forest vegetation will change in response to natural succession, disturbances, and proposed management actions.
Timber stand improvement Timber stand improvement (TSI) involves planting of desirable species (usual ly commercial) in natural forest stands where they are lacking. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.
black-tailed deer and timber stand improvement can make forests less susceptible to wildland fires by removing brush that fuels the fires. The Forest Service in the Department of Agriculture has primary responsibility for both reforestation and timber stand improvement treatments in national forests.
This handbook describes a procedure for economic evaluation of reforestation and timber stand improvement projects. It indicates a method for scheduling available funds to projects that will yield the highest rates of financial return.
Usually there are values in addition to timber that must be considered on National Forest projects of this kind. A guide for evaluating reforestation and stand improvement projects in timber management planning on the national forests / (Washington, D.C.: U.S.
Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, ), by Robert Jay Marty, John Fedkiw, and Charles A. Rindt (page images at HathiTrust). Includes U.S. Forest Service data sheet on ownership of commercial forest land by state and region (July ); statistics on acreage and expenditures on regeneration and timber stand improvement for U.S.
national forests (); data on the volume and value of timber cut on U.S. national forests (); statistics on the area of. backlog of reforestation and timber stand improvement work has not been reduced.
(See p. ) For fiscal years throughthe President's budget requests for reforestation and timber stand improvement totaled about $ million less than the Forest Serv- ice's estimated need. Congressional appropriations for.
The map illustrates areas of opportunity for reforestation. Reforestation Opportunities. California Reforestation - In North America alone, nea, acres of forests were harvested, o, acres of trees where lost to forest firesacres where damaged or killed by insects last year.
Forests with a large number of trees in the 4"" diameter range are perfect for timber stand improvement. Other forest characteristics that may benefit are heavily damaged forests or forests where desirable new seedlings on the forest floor are suppressed by dark shade.
Clearcutting in the National Forests: Background and Overview Clearcutting is a method of harvesting and regenerating timber in which all trees are cleared from a site and a new “even-aged” stand of trees (where the trees are nearly all the same age) is grown. Clearcutting, the primary method of cutting and growing trees in the national forests, has been controversial since at least the s.
Timber Stand Improvement (TSI), Timber Valuation and Appraisals, Tree Farm Inspection, Real Estate Sales and Evaluation, Reclamation/ Reforestation, Riparian Corridor Management, National Leadership Award, Rural Community Assistance-USDA. Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Inthe Forest Service reported to the Congress that it had a backlog of nearlyacres of land needing reforestation--the planting and natural regeneration of trees.
Reforestation and subsequent timber stand improvement treatments, such as thinning trees and removing competing vegetation. Get this from a library! A guide for evaluating reforestation and stand improvement projects in timber management planning on the national forests. [Robert Jay Marty; Charles A Rindt; John Fedkiw; United States.
Forest Service.].Forest Service [microform]: management of reforestation program has improved, but problems continue: report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks and Forests, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S.
Senate / United States General Accounting Office The Office ; The Office [distributor Washington, D.C.Get this from a library! Investment analyses of stand improvement and reforestation opportunities in Appalachian forests.
[Owen W Herrick; J Edwin Morse; United States. Department of Agriculture.; Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)] -- S2In a study carried out on the George Washington National Forest, 72 of the existing site-stand condition classes were designates as.