Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Oregon State University Press
Количество страниц: 240
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The Wind River Experimental Forest has been called the cradle of forestry in the Pacific Northwest. Located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington, the forest is a nexus of groundbreaking discoveries in forest genetics and ecology, and is one of more than seventyfive Forest Service landscapes across the U.S. devoted to forest and range research. Forest of Time follows one hundred years of forest science at Wind River, as social and scientific changes transformed the twentieth century and the Pacific Northwest forest itself. The Forest Service began research at Wind River in 1908 to learn the secrets of the giant Douglas fir. During the course of the century, generations of scientists studied the forest from different angles, and their conclusions changed through time. Initially, Wind River scientists saw the region in need of protec tion from fire and careless logging. They saw scorched, cutover land that required replanting. Later they saw the forest in need...