ID

420-351 (ANR-118NP)

Authors as Published

Matthew Yancey, Former Extension Agent, Natural Resources, Northwest District Reviewed by Jennifer Gagnon, Coordinator, Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech

Cover, Characteristics of Common Western Virginia Trees

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Forest management is a complex process. Silviculture— a system in which healthy communities of trees and other vegetation are established and maintained for the benefit of people—uses forest ecology to guide complex management prescriptions that mimic forest disturbances and processes. Silvics—the natural characteristics of trees—play an important role in prescribing effective silviculture.


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Publication Date

May 20, 2020