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2015-03-30 08:25:20

Largest commitment to NFF's tree-planting program kicks off with Boxed Water's "Retree Project" LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Boxed Water, an environmentally conscious

2015-03-25 08:35:10

Swingle cautions Colorado homeowners and businesses about the effects of the 2014 November freeze DENVER, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In November 2014, Colorado experienced

2015-03-24 16:30:41

MONTREAL, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc.

2015-03-21 08:21:32

OTTAWA, March 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, made the following statement in connection with the celebration today of the United Nations' International

2015-03-20 20:22:01

VISTA, Calif., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc.

2015-03-20 12:23:42

OTTAWA, March 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is underscoring the crucial role played by the forest sector in mitigating climate change.

2015-03-19 23:04:35

Dogwood Alliance, a conservation organization finds in a new study, companies make headway when it comes to improving forest stewardship, while others lag behind Asheville,

2015-03-18 23:07:53

Fitness Expert Annette Cain launches a unique Earth Day Movement to increase awareness about deforestation and to raise money for planting trees worldwide: PlantaTreePose.com. Monterey,

2015-03-18 08:31:11

New Forestry Application Tracks Loads and Provides Real-time Access to Data in the Field or Office SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced

2015-03-12 12:31:46

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Innovative architectural and structural design in large wood buildings, including mid-rise and commercial structures, headlined the 2015 Wood Design Awards event at


Latest Forestry Reference Libraries

Cultigen
2013-08-21 08:41:06

Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...

Clearcutting
2013-04-02 11:17:47

Clearcutting, otherwise known as clearfelling, is a controversial forestry/logging practice in which the majority or all of the trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, in addition to shelterwood and seed tree harvests, is utilized by foresters to construct certain types of forest ecosystems and to encourage select species that require plentiful sunlight or grow in large, even-age stands. Logging companies and forest-worker unions in certain countries support the practice for...

Desertification
2013-04-02 09:46:56

Desertification is a form of land degradation in which a comparatively dry land area becomes more and more arid, normally losing its bodies of water along with its wildlife and vegetation. This is a result of a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities. Desertification is an important global, ecological, and environmental issue. There is substantial controversy over the proper definition of the term “desertification”. The most broadly accepted of these is that of...

Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...

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bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.