AUTHORS: Burton, L. Devere - ©2013
Practical, easy to understand, and up-to-date, INTRODUCTION TO FORESTRY SCIENCE, Third Edition provides you with a comprehensive overview of the principles and practices of forest management that are common in the United States. Appropriate for anyone interested in forestry or natural resources, this book is filled with visual aids and tools designed to make studying easier such as terms to know, objectives, forest profiles, profiles on forest safety, looking back, questions for discussion and review, and learning activities. In addition, career profiles give you an overview of what it might be like to work in the forestry industry and demonstrate how concepts are applied in the real world. Coverage includes topics such as the biological processes involved in tree growth, the economic impact of forests on the U.S. economy, forest management and safety, and laws and regulations that govern the use of forests.
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