Vol. 114, No 1. (January 2016)
Vol. 114, No. 3 (May 2016)
This special issue provides a deep dive into the implications of changing societal connections to wilderness stewardship and its relationship to science. The lead authors of the articles in this issue were selected because they are highly respected among foresters and federal land managers in the various natural resource agencies who manage wilderness areas across the Nation.
Vol. 112, No 5. (September 2014)
The NSW is the premier workshop for field silviculturists and research foresters in the USDA Forest Service. Held biennially, participants and presenters include silviculturists from the National Forest System (NFS), Research and Development (R&D), and from other parts of the agency. In recent years, it has expanded to include colleagues in academia engaged in silvicultural research on federal lands.
Vol. 106, No. 3 (April/May 2008)
Unique among all possible options for mitigating climate change, forests and forestry can both prevent and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and simultaneously provide essential environmental, social, and economic benefits-from clean water and wildlife habitat to outdoor recreation and forest products.
Vol. 103, No. 8 (December 2005)
Urban areas are having an ever increasing impact on local, regional, and global environments. In the United States, these areas continue to extend outward, altering or displacing forests, agricultural fields, and other valued open spaces. This process of urbanization is likely to be one of the greatest influences on forests in the 21st century.
Vol. 103, No. 7 (October/November 2005)
Effective forest research depends greatly on our ability to assess whether management activities produce reliable results. Where there is no benchmark against which to compare treatment, how do we know when our objective has been reached? This special issue includes six papers from the technical session presented at the 2003 SAF National Convention in Buffalo, New York.
Vol. 103, No. 6 (September 2005)
The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the USDA Forest Service conducts comprehensive forest inventories of the United States to estimate the area of forestland; the volume, growth, and removal of forest resources; and the health and condition of the resources. This special issue includes five articles on the use of FIA data and concludes with a discussion of the Enhanced FIA program and areas where investigations are continuing.
Editor: Char Miller
Vol. 103, No. 5 (July/August 2005)
Historian Char Miller presents a collection of 11 articles detailing the cultural, intellectual, and political landscape in which the Forest Service was created, as well as its legacy as it enters its second century.