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Regional Forest (Dis)Agreements: The RFA Process and Sustainable Forest Management

Jan McDonald
1999 Bond Law Review  
of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) and the Australian Heritage Commission (AHC) identifying national estate places for the Southern Forest Region of WA.  ...  Ferguson I, 'Changes and Challenges in Trade and Investment: An Australian Perspective', in Bachelard E & Brown A (eds) Preparing for the 21st Century -Proceedings of the 4th Joint Conference of the  ... 
doi:10.53300/001c.5335 fatcat:n7howsd2p5d7jjmyhit4zsdwz4

Restoration Trajectories and Ecological Thresholds during Planted Urban Forest Successional Development

K. J. Wallace, Bruce D. Clarkson, Bridgette Farnworth
2022 Forests  
Linear regression models identified relationships between all but one of the key ecosystem attributes and forest age (years since planting).  ...  Many projects lack observations of critical successional information, such as the restoration trajectory of key ecosystem attributes and ecological thresholds, which signal that management actions are  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the Hamilton City Council for granting land access and express gratitude to T. Cornes for field assistance, to M. Hall for technical help with Figure 1 and F.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f13020199 fatcat:mikcagi775e4xazbnqu3hrwuhy

Managing Forests for Both Downstream and Downwind Water

Irena F. Creed, Julia A. Jones, Emma Archer, Marius Claassen, David Ellison, Steven G. McNulty, Meine van Noordwijk, Bhaskar Vira, Xiaohua Wei, Kevin Bishop, Juan A. Blanco, Mark Gush (+10 others)
2019 Frontiers in Forests and Global Change  
A recent global assessment of forest and water science posed the question: How do forests matter for water?  ...  Forest as Sources of Water show leadership by providing forums in which interventions can be discussed, negotiated and monitored, and national governments must collaborate to sustainably manage forests  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank those who helped us with the GFEP on Forests and Water global assessment, including Christoph Wildburger (GFEP Coordinator), and Andre Purret (GFEP Project Manager  ... 
doi:10.3389/ffgc.2019.00064 fatcat:ogwdjl5aojg7jfvouitlmkqgdm

Managing forest plantations for carbon sequestration today and in the future [chapter]

2010 Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests  
R. (1999) 'Codes of forest practice as regulatory tools for sustainable forest management', paper presented to 18th Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia, Hobart, 3-8 October  ...  G. and Donini, G. (2004) Wilkinson, G.  ...  S., van Heist, M. and Schmerbeck, J. (2007b) Methodology for Assessing Benefits of Afforested Community and Forest Land, NETFOP report no 2 (NETworking FOrest Plantations in a crowded world: optimizing  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781849776417-11 fatcat:sse5ywbpuzdznhob4y62zd24ly

Habitat Models of Focal Species Can Link Ecology and Decision-Making in Sustainable Forest Management

Asko Lõhmus, Raido Kont, Kadri Runnel, Maarja Vaikre, Liina Remm
2020 Forests  
We conclude that useful habitat models for sustainable forest management have to balance single-species realism with stakeholder expectations of meaningful targets and scales.  ...  A review of the literature shows that most spatial modeling of focal species focuses on vertebrates, lacks the aspect of aquatic and soil habitats, and has been slow in the uptake by actual management  ...  The Estonian Environmental Agency kindly provided access to the archives of the national forest registry for the modeling input.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f11070721 fatcat:jxfwxd4br5fx7ksbcagsyaq3ga

Plant Diversity of Forests [chapter]

Jn Mergani, Katarna Merganiov, Rbert Maruk, Vendula Audolensk
2012 Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees  
The third and last section explores the issues related to forest management as an ecosystem-level activity, all of them from the perspective of the �other� parts of a forest.  ...  Although currently biodiversity has become a key component of Central European forests, there is only a limited number of studies, which examine the influence of forest management on biodiversity of e.g  ... 
doi:10.5772/31958 fatcat:jhyjrls4rnaeno3lkij6mgr4wu

Co-Creating Conceptual and Working Frameworks for Implementing Forest and Landscape Restoration Based on Core Principles

Robin L. Chazdon, Victoria Gutierrez, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Lars Laestadius, Manuel R. Guariguata
2020 Forests  
Transparency, feedback, communication, assessment, and adaptive management are important components of all working frameworks.  ...  Existing guidelines and best-practices documents do not satisfy, at present, the need for guiding implementation of Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR) based on core principles.  ...  Acknowledgments: Support and facilities for workshops was provided by the University of São Paulo, Department of Forest Sciences, in Piracicaba, São Paulo, the International Center for Agroforestry (ICRAF  ... 
doi:10.3390/f11060706 fatcat:u33huz23bfde3chz6j3a4icdeq

Expenditure on forestry and forest products research in Australia

John Turner, Marcia J. Lambert
1997 Australian Forestry  
Australia for 2001/02 and compared with a series of research expenditure reviews completed over the past 20 years to analyse changes and provide a historical perspective on research investment patterns  ...  Discussion 15 -Comparison with other Countries 18 Conclusions 21 Acknowledgments 22 References 23 3 Summary The expenditure in production-oriented forest and forest products research was assessed within  ...  We wish to thank Dr Glen Kile and unknown reviewers for comments on a draft of this report.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00049158.1997.10674692 fatcat:vc57d7f2kvdcdiwheuhg3zxdoe

Bunjil Forest Watch a Community-Based Forest Monitoring Service [chapter]

Chris Goodman
2012 Deforestation Around the World  
The Subscription Manager also generates a geo-wiki for each subscription and encourages the local group to add further information to complete a profile of their land.  ...  The CLASlite user website is intended as a space for collective knowledge building to improve forest monitoring and management in the Andes-Amazon region.  ... 
doi:10.5772/34808 fatcat:cbk4kransngcrjnw74gzcg75sq

Understanding public participation in forest planning: a review

M Buchy, S Hoverman
2000 Forest Policy and Economics  
Land in National Park was assessed for most uses but not for wood production which is not permitted in National Park.s. Land in State forest was assessed for all possible values.  ...  Copeland) Australian Newsprint Mills (ANM) holds a Crown Forest Concession and owns freehold land to the north of Mount Field National Park.  ...  (Land holder, tourist industry, environmentalist…?) What were your motivations for getting involved? Could you describe the consultation process organised by Forestry Tasmania?  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1389-9341(00)00006-x fatcat:ldbtgys6knd45a4ggpjtfzfk3i

Native Forests Show Resilience to Selective Timber Harvesting in Southeast Queensland, Australia

Mathias Neumann, Mark A. Adams, Tom Lewis
2021 Frontiers in Forests and Global Change  
This hypothesis is key to policy and management decisions for forests covering about 9.5 million hectares.  ...  Inclusion of data on changes in forest structure (e.g., tree diameter, stem density) helps in assessment of forest suitability as habitat for a range of species.  ...  For. 50, in habitat attributes and response of fauna. Biol.  ... 
doi:10.3389/ffgc.2021.750350 fatcat:r52xznsnqrghthdbl4bz4z4lxy

Using Remotely Sensed Imagery for Forest Resource Assessment and Inventory [chapter]

Rodolfo Martinez
2012 Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees  
A biogeophysical approach for automated SWIR unmixing of soils and vegetation. Remote sensing of environment, 74: 99 -112. Asner, G.P. and C.A. Wessman (1997).  ...  Travis Idol and Dr. James B. Friday for sharing their knowledge and experience on the study of forest ecosystems. References Ambagis, S., Menard, T. and Schlueter, J. (2009).  ...  These technologies will become increasingly important for assessment and management of forests worldwide as we continue to face the challenges of land use pressures, invasive species, and climate change  ... 
doi:10.5772/30140 fatcat:osr5vciniffmbhaq7u2aphi36u

Forest cover trends from time series Landsat data for the Australian continent

Eric A. Lehmann, Jeremy F. Wallace, Peter A. Caccetta, Suzanne L. Furby, Katherine Zdunic
2013 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation  
The NCAS was designed in 1999 initially to provide consistent fine-scale classifications for monitoring forest cover extent and changes (i.e. land use change) over the Australian continent using time series  ...  NFT information identifies more subtle changes within forested areas and provides a capacity to identify processes affecting forests which are of primary interest to ecologists and land managers. 2 The  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this work was provided by the Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jag.2012.06.005 fatcat:ycie2awjavhtpcqzsti3mg56py

The institutional environment for REDD+ in Indonesia [chapter]

2015 Climate Change and Forest Governance  
The authors wish to acknowledge the funding provided by the Australian Research Council through a Discovery Project Grant (DP1095541), which made possible the original research contained in this book.  ...  The authors are also grateful to Dr Mark Sapwell at Routledge for seeing the publication of this work to its conclusion.  ...  From a technological perspective, there are many barriers to accurate monitoring of forest emissions.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315735351-13 fatcat:45k7rsemzrezdgd5d46q5dttme

Linking ecological condition and the soundscape in fragmented Australian forests

David Tucker, Stuart H. Gage, Ian Williamson, Susan Fuller
2014 Landscape Ecology  
Each site underwent a series of detailed vegetation condition and landscape assessments, together with bird surveys and acoustic analysis using relative soundscape power.  ...  We conclude that acoustic monitoring technologies provide a cost effective tool for measuring ecological condition, especially in conjunction with established field observations and recordings. 15  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge Paul Roe, Michael Towsey and Jason Wimmer for technological assistance, expertise and fruitful discussion, Tom Tarrant for expert analysis of bird calls  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10980-014-0015-1 fatcat:h65sfylc4jd7dkjc6tkhwqaf74
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