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Eastern Old-Growth Forests: Prospects For Rediscovery And Recovery

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"Eastern Old-Growth Forests" is the first book devoted exclusively to old growth throughout the East. Authoritative essays from leading experts examine the ecology and characteristics of eastern old growth, explore its history and value -- both ecological and cultural -- and make recommendations for its preservation.The book provides a thorough overview of the importance o ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Island Press
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Jessica
Overall, this book is a great mix of cultural and ecological discussions about old-growth forests. Found the first chapter, which defines 'old-growth,' to be particularly helpful.

I have some issues about the treatment of Cook Forest in the book, a few of my thoughts on the matter can be found over at my blog: https://jessicamdewitt.wordpress.com/...
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Feb 12, 2016 Bill rated it liked it
This is a book for specialists. It is a book of essays, each by a different scholar, about what is an old growth forest, how do we manage old growth forests, what are the social, spiritual, economic, and recreational value of these forests and why should we preserve them. This is a great book if you are interested in such topics but it is not a tree identification manual.
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compilation of papers/authors. some papers better than others but overall very good
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