Landowner’S Guide To Wildlife Habitat: Forest Management For The New England Region
This is a concise introduction to practical forest wildlife habitat management for private landowners, who own most of the forested habitat in New England, the eastern United States, and adjacent Canada. In non-technical terms, experts from the U.S. Forest Service provide useful information about plans that can improve forests, enhance production of forest products, increase the diversity of wildl...
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: UPNE (April 27, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 1042756
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“DeGraaf is the godfather of forest wildlife habitat management in New England, and every practicing forester, wildlife biologist, and ecologist must have his complete works on their bookshelf. As a wilderness ecologist who does not prescribe habitat ...”
fe, and increase enjoyment of forest lands through sound forest management. The book discusses the history of land use and natural changes in forest environments, why species come and go, and how the scale and presence of special features can create a diversity of wildlife habitats.The authors explain management strategies that contribute to wildlife diversity, how to set goals and work with professional foresters to meet your goals, and project how managed lands will look in the future. They show how to determine what kinds of habitat will be used by various wildlife species, how to consider land capability and the mixture of habitat features necessary to attract desired species groups, and how to get started changing existing vegetative conditions through thoughtful management. Exceptional full-color illustrations, charts, and tables enhance the clear presentation of the text, geared specifically for landowners interested in getting started on improving habitat conditions on their land.