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sustainable forest management system

Canadian Standards Association.

sustainable forest management system

guidance document

by Canadian Standards Association.

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Published by The Association in Rexdale, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable forestry -- Canada.,
  • Environmental protection -- Standards -- Canada.,
  • Sustainable forestry -- Standards -- Canada.,
  • Forest management -- Standards -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Canadian Standards Association ; approved by Standards Council of Canada.
    SeriesNational standard of Canada -- CAN/CSA-Z808-96, Environmental technology, Environmental technology (Canadian Standards Association)
    ContributionsStandards Council of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD387.S87 C213 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16367663M

    Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management. The book is intermixed with chapters that concentrate on quantitative subjects, such as economics and linear programming, and qualitative chapters that provide discussions of important aspects of natural .   Sustainable forest management. Sustainable forest management decisions and activities are based on scientific research, rigorous planning processes and standards as well as public consultation. Canada’s strong system of forest laws, monitoring and enforcement ensures sustainable forest management across the country.

    The Sustainable Forest Management Strategy presents the vision, challenges, orientations, objectives, and actions for putting the forest regime into practice. The economic viability of the forest industry, maintenance of a good quality environment, the social acceptability of forest practices, and equitableFile Size: 2MB. 1 Sustainable forest management: from concepts to practice in two Canadian model forests1 R. Keith Jones2 and David W. Andison3 Abstract4 1 Prepared for and presented at XII World Forestry Congress, September 21 – 28, , Quebec City Canada — (C) People and Forests in Harmony: Research Technology and Education, Paper No. (p. ).File Size: KB.

    and active involvement in natural resource management, for instance, with respect to Joint Forest Management, and the limited decentralization and empowerment of communities to manage and benefit from local resources. NGOs have largely been excluded in resource management such as the CRBS under the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA). Size: KB.   Forest management 1. Forest Management 2. What is Forest Management?Forest management is the branch of forestry concerned with the overall administrative, economic, legal, and social aspects and with the essentially scientific and technical aspects, especially silviculture, protection, and forest includes management for aesthetics,fish, recreation, .


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During its year history the concept of sustainable forest ecosystem management has been the object of scientific and political discussion, with varying degrees of intensity - promoted with vehement fervour during periods of social or economic crisis, and less intensely during periods ofBrand: Springer Netherlands.

If technical knowledge is a constraint to the implementation of sustainable management, this book contains a wealth of information which may be useful to students and practitioners alike.

The specific target readership includes company management, the legal and policy environment, and forestry. This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management.

It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history.5/5(1). Global Perspectives on Sustainable Forest Management Edited by Dr.

Clement A. Okia This book is dedicated to global perspectives on sustainable forest management. It focuses on a need to move away from purely protective management of forests to innovative approaches for multiple use and management of forest by: 8.

forest biodiversity in a sustainable way, and with clear social and economic benefits for the poor, is sustainable forest management system book purpose of this guide.

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) addresses the conservation and sustainable use of forest biodiversity through a comprehensive programme of work, adopted in and revised in (see page 39). The term Sustainable Forest Management can be traced to the so-called Forest Principles and Chapter 11 of Age which were prominent outputs from UNCED.

The guiding objective of the Forest Principles is to contribute to the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to provide for theirFile Size: KB. Sustainable Forest Management: An Introduction and Overview. Discover the world's research. Content may be subject to copyright.

State of World's Forests subregional breakdown (Source: FAO, ). Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America and North America are represented in the left axis and Oceania in the right axis.

Peru: Sustainable Management of Agro-Biodiversity and Vulnerable Ecosystems Recuperation in Peruvian Andean Regions Through Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems GIAHS Approach – FAO Serbia: Contribution of Sustainable Forest Management to a Low Emission and Resilient Development – FAO St.

Lucia: Integrated Ecosystem Management and. Through our Sustainable Forest Management System we commit to: Conserving and Protecting the Integrity and Longevity of Forest Lands The Natural Resources Management Department is committed to maintaining a permanent forest resource that delivers the full range of benefits that forests can provide now and in the future.

However, all national sustainable forest management requirements must include the following: Maintenance, conservation and enhancement of ecosystem biodiversity. Protection of ecologically important forest areas.

Prohibition of forest conversions. Recognition of free, prior and informed consent of indigenous peoples. Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, and quality of forests and woodlands to meet the diverse needs and values of landowners and society such as wildlife habitat, timber, water resources, restoration, and recreation on a sustainable basis.

Possibly the biggest lesson is that sustainable forest management (SFM), the overarching vision for forests and associated principles that have been adopted by all members of the United Nations, is a sound foundation to guide forest managers’ responses to climate Size: 2MB.

Chapter 1: Sustainable Forest Management (SFM): from Concept to Practice Concept and content of SFM SFM: an important approach to address global challenges International processes and national actions on SFM Chapter 2: Conservation of Biological Diversity Ecosystem diversity Species diversity Genetic diversityFile Size: 8MB.

The concept of criteria and indicators (C&I) for sustainable forest management (SFM) is suitable for defining Development and Testing of a Criteria and Indicators System for Sustainable Forest Management at the Local Level: Case Study at the Haliburton Forest.

Things to consider in forest management The forest can be managed for various objectives. The main objective of managing community forest is often to sustainably provide for the needs of firewood, fodder, timber, etc. in the community. Management of private forest may, for example, be for the maximum output of good quality Size: KB.

Forest Degradation Plus) is an evolving financial incentive mechanism under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to compensate forest-dependent communities for their efforts in forest conservation and enhancement of carbon stocks. REDD+ echoes the philosophy of Sustainable Forest Management – the.

As a framework for implementing sustainable forest management, the UN Forest Instrument includes a set of 25 National Policies and Measures, which are designed to bring the country closer to the goal of achieving sustainably managed forest ecosystems all over the archipelago.

Approaches to Sustainable Forest Management Francis E. Putz Summary Claim of sustainability are virtually impossible to prove but enough is known about tropical forest ecology and silviculture to protect ecosystem functions and maintain biodiversity while still deriving. assessing forest management 36 Table 5.

Summary of impact pathway via certifi cation standards 42 Table 6. Forest management, environmental, and social, cultural and economic thematic areas for classifying Corrective Action Requests 57 Table 7. Performance- and systems-based classifi cation for conditions and preconditions 59 Table 8. progress towards sustainable forest management, on the basis of experience and lessons learned by the participating agencies and processes Propose, as the basis for future discussion, options for a set of indicators or index of sustainable forest management, that can be globally accepted and endorsed, 3.

SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT: NEW FINDINGS FROM CIFOR™S FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT LEVEL RESEARCH Ravi Prabhu, Carol Colfer and Gill Shepherd SUMMARY This paper traces the growing interest in the development of Criteria and Indicators for sustainable forest management since the declaration of the ‘Forest Principles at the Rio Conference in Remote Sensing for Sustainable Forest Management reviews the literature and provides the tools for understanding and choosing remote sensing solutions for management problems.

The book presents methods and operational examples of forest change detection, forest defoliation monitoring, forest classification, and forest growth modeling.that sustainable forestry has been fully achieved, constantly striving for it in the face of changing conditions is a worthwhile pursuit.

Sustainable forest management has been defined in various ways. Despite widespread support for the concept of sustainable forest management, disagreements can arise about the specifics of how to achieve : Stephen R.

Shifley, Francisco X. Aguilar, Nianfu Song, Susan I. Stewart, David J. Nowak, Dale D. Gor.