Forest Communities, Community Forests: Struggles and Successes in Rebuilding Communities and Forests

Forest Communities, Community Forests: Struggles and Successes in Rebuilding Communities and Forests

By: Jonathan P. Kusel (author)Hardback

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A collection of stories about thirteen communities in the United States in their efforts to protect and restore community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock, and address community as well as ecological health.

About Author

Jonathan Kusel is executive director of Forest Community Research, a research and educational organization based in the Northern California.


1 Acknowledgments 2 Preface 3 Introduction Part 4 Section I: Investing in Natural Capital, Investing in Community Chapter 5 Linking Water Quality and Community Well-Being in a Forested Watershed Chapter 6 Against the Odds: (Re-)Building Community through Forestry on the Hoopa Reservation Chapter 7 Revolutionizing County Forest Management in Minnesota: Aitkin County and SmartWood Certification Part 8 Section II: From Process to Practice Chapter 9 Catron County, New Mexico: Mirroring the West, Healing the Land, Rebuilding Community Chapter 10 From Them to Us: The Applegate Partnership Chapter 11 Waiting and Seeing in Coos County: The Promises of Lake Umbagog Chapter 12 Collaboration for Community and Forest Well-Being in the Upper Swan Valley, Montana Chapter 13 Revitalizing Baltimore: Urban Forestry at the Watershed Scale Part 14 Section III: Stewarding the Land Chapter 15 Kicking Dirt Together in Colorado: Community-Ecosystems Stewardship and the Ponderosa Pine Forest Partnership Chapter 16 Western Upper Peninsula Forest Improvement District: Adding Value to a Working Landscape Chapter 17 The Integration of Community Well-Being and Forest Health in the Pacific Northwest Chapter 18 Forestry at the Urban-Rural Interface: The Beaver Brook Association and the Merrimack River Watershed 19 Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742525849
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780742525849
  • weight: 531
  • ISBN10: 0742525848

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