Forest Health

Business / Agriculture / Forest Health: A term used for a collection of concerns over the alleged deterioration in forest conditions, including both current problems (e.g., insect and disease infestations, wildfires, and related tree mortality) and risks of future problems (e.g., too many small-diameter trees (overstocking), excessive biomass, and an unnatural mix of tree species in mixed stands).

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Health Verb Synonyms: condition, fitness, trim, fettle, form, constitution
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State And Private Forestry

Business / Agriculture / State And Private Forestry: A branch of the Forest Service providing technical and financial assistance to states and to private landowners for forest management and for forest health. MORE

National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976

Business / Agriculture / National Forest Management Act (NFMA) Of 1976: P.L. 94-588 (October 22, 1976) largely amended the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, which required a national, strategic planning process for renewable resources for the MORE

National Forest

Business / Agriculture / National Forest: Originally, forest reserves, established by Presidential proclamation mostly between 1891 and 1909. Today, the boundaries of the 155 national forests cannot be modified without congressional authoriza MORE

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