Books tagged: forestry

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Stories from the Okefenokee
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Against the backdrop of the southern and western edges of the Okefenokee Swamp, long isolated from mainstream Georgia by a lack of exploitable resources, poor roads, vast swamps and protected by swarms of mosquitoes, biting flies and some of the largest rattlesnakes in the United States, these are my stories.
The Woodsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better
Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Brian Rathbone. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better is an ebook highlighting the success of the WNC Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project. WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better showcases the diverse group of forest enterprises participating in the Western North Carolina Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project.
Florestas, Ambiente e Sustentabilidade
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Forest ecosystems in the district of Bragança provide a remarkable set of benefits to the society. In this work we analysed the major forest ecosystem services in the region based on the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment framework. We describe shortly the services of biodiversity maintenance, production of biomass for energy, mushrooms and other non-woody forest resources, regulation of atmospheric
Ancestor Grove: Theirs is the Vision
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book challenges its readers to participate in an unfolding archetypal story of the fate of an ancient forest and the complex personalities engaged in the decisions that determine its future. Ancestor Grove is not only an educational read whose instruction ranges from the genius of nature to the intricacies of politics. It is a parable for a world whose survival is in humanity's unsure hands.
FireGrrl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
TopGun Veg-Tool: ROW Vegetation Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Measurement, Essay » Technology
This ebook is the first installment in the series "TopGun Veg-Tool". This ebook provides the definition/description of the TopGun Veg-Tool instrument for the utility forester to implement his electric power transmission vegetation management program. Photographs of in-the-field use (actual inspections) of the TopGun are provided.
I Know About Environmental Science
Series: I Know About.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
I Know About Environmental Science is designed to introduce someone, briefly, to the growing field of environmental science. It allows a person to research and do experiments in the fields of environmental science to develop an understanding of the field and all it has to offer. It helps to nurture an understanding of the need to take care of and protect our natural resources. At the end of the da
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 2 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.