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Title Private forests, public benefits [electronic resource] : increased housing density and other pressures on private forest contributions / Susan M. Stein ... [et al.].

Imprint Portland, OR : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, [2009]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  A 13.88:PNW-GTR-795    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (74 p.) : col. ill., col. maps.
Series General technical report PNW ; GTR-795
Forests on the Edge report
General technical report PNW ; 795.
Forests on the Edge report.
Note Title from PDF title screen (viewed on August 16, 2010).
"December 2009."
"A forests on the edge report"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.54-65).
Summary Over half (56 percent) of America's private forests are privately owned and provide a vast array of public goods and services, such as clean water, timber, wildlife habitat, and recreational opportunities. These critical benefits are being affected by increased housing density in areas across the country. This report estimates that housing density will increase on more than 57 million acres of America's private rural forests from 2000 to 2030. In many areas, the impacts of increased housing density are likely to be exacerbated by additional threats such as wildfire, insect pests and diseases, and air pollution.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Subject Land use -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Housing development -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Forest policy -- United States.
Added Author Stein, Susan M.
Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
Gpo Item No. 0083-B-06 (online)
Sudoc No. A 13.88:PNW-GTR-795

 
    
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