Sustaining Northern hardwood forests
Northern hardwood forests give many gifts to many people. Natural beauty, recreation, a source of lumber, wood pulp for paper products, raw material for biofuels. They also generate jobs and sustain rural economies. There's a system in place for assuring the productivity of northern hardwood forests: it's called the selection silviculture system, a method of using partial harvests done to a strict formula to sustainably manage the trees. It's been around centuries, and it works — there's only one problem.
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