Ecoforestry: The Art & Science of Sustainable Forest Use

Encyclopedic in scope, Ecoforestry collects in a single volume some of the most renowned authors and practitioners in the field who challenge the industrial forestry model, then outlines the ingredients of a radically alternative approach to forest stewardship. Topics covered include ecoforestry principles and practices; forest ecosystem components and restoration; ethnobotany; fire and ecosystem management; community forestry; wood and forest products certification; the deep ecology movement; and current ecoforestry practitioners and techniques. Contributors include James Agee, Herb Hammond, Chris Maser, Nancy Turner, Arne Naess and Gary Snyder.