What happens to degraded pastureland once the cows are kicked out? After years of letting the area rest, does it eventually become what it once was? Not likely. When disruptions such as invasive species and human interference are introduced to an area, ecological succession doesn’t occur the way it should naturally.
In the Beginning… Prior to the launch of Silvacom’s Silviculture Planner, we were using an aspatial tracking system called Silviculture Online. At that time we had a different version of this system for each client, which made updates and enhancements quite challenging. Silviculture Online had passed its life span and something had to be done, …
Owners of smaller parcels are less likely to invest in forestry management plans, experts say.
“Go bears! Get low! Quicker pulls! Almost there!” Wood chips fly and cheers fill the air as seniors Madeline Green and Allison Erny take turns pulling a long, jagged saw back and forth across a log. They are trying to cut a cookie (a round slice of wood) as fastRead More…
The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is a game-changing standard in LCA, with effects and ramifications that we are only just beginning to understand. That’s why PRé is devoting an article series to PEF, discussing it one aspect at a time. Today: How did PEF come about? And what are some of the lessons we have learned so far?
Worth checking out: Sustainable building: Why wood is our most valuable resource on www.usgbc.org
Summer wildfires have scorched thousands of acres in California and reduced forests to ash. But for researchers who study forests, wildfires can provide intriguing opportunities for discovery.
Building Bridges between Global and Local Key Strength of PEFC – World Forestry Congress