If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Demonstrating Timber Management Practices Through Audience Participation

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

A procedure is described for having an audience participate in a demonstration of timber management. It is designed to let the members of the audience discover the rationale for the management practices, while maintaining their interest and attention. The audience is asked to help simulate a forest, and each person receives a unique work sheet containing growth and yield information for an individual tree. The benefits of thinning or selection cutting are demonstrated by "harvesting" some of the simulated trees and "growing" the forest for 10 years. The demonstration illustrates the effects of competition on the survival and growth of individual trees, and touches on some economic aspects of timber management.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706

Publication date: May 1, 1983

More about this publication?
  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
  • Membership Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more