North Nova Forestry
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Application for membership
- Forest Directory Service
- Forest Management
- Wood Energy
- Soils & the Forest
- Lost Species – Atlantic Salmon
- Silviculture – Secret life of trees
- Silviculture – How Japan saved it’s Forests
- Wildlife – Canadian Ash Borer
- Climate Change & Pollution
- Curbing Climate Change
- Canada & International Emissions
- Fighting Climate Change
- Insect & Disease
- Non Timber Forest Products
Privately Owned – 75% of all Nova Scotia forest land is privately owned.
Canopy – The foliar cover in a forest stand consisting of one or several layers.
Stand Density – A measure of the degree of crowding of trees within stocked forested areas.
Silviculture – The theory and practice of controlling forest establishment, composition, structure
Shade Tolerance – The ability of a tree to regenerate and maintain health and vigor under shaded
conditions. Very tolerant trees can grow in dense shade.
Forest Stand – A group of trees occupying a specific area and sufficiently uniform in composition,
age and condition,so that it is distinguishable from the adjoining forested area.
Shade Intolerance – The inability of a tree to maintain health and vigor under shade. Intolerant trees
require full sunlight to maintain vigorous growth.
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