Forest management

  • Cover for the 'Fish-ing Around' article. The main image is a photo of a baby Pacific Fisher in its den.
    The scientists in this study were interested in figuring out which landscape characteristics were more abundant in the core areas…

    Fish-ing Around – Discovering the Habitat Needs of the Pacific Fisher

  • This is the 3rd edition of the World’s Forest Natural Inquirer based on the 2015 Global Forest Resources Assessment. This…

    World’s Forests 3 edition

  • PDF preview of World Forests Ed 3, Inquiry 3 FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will create a forest management plan for a 1-hectare (or 1-acre) forest. You will make this…

    FACTivity – Planning Your Own Forest

  • PDF preview of World's Forests Inquiry 3 article.
    Learn more about how people around the world are planning and maintaining healthy forests.

    Inquiry 3: Healthy Forests Now and Into the Future

  • PDF preview for the lesson plan for Inquiry 3
    A guided reading lesson plans that walks students through each section of this article. It includes a graphic organizer for…

    Lesson Plan – Inquiry 3 from World’s Forests 3 Edition

  • PDF preview of 'That's a Humdinger' article cover.
    Many different types of birds live in riparian forests. In this study, the scientists were interested in black-chinned hummingbirds that…

    That’s a Humdinger! Black-Chinned Hummingbird Nesting in Response to Forest Treatments

  • In this edition of Natural Inquirer, you will learn about the world’s forests. Every 5 years the Food and Agriculture…

    The World’s Forests 2 – Vol. 15 No. 2

  • PDF Preview of Inquiry 5 from World's Forests 2
    As you know, forests provide many benefits to people and to the environment. For forests to provide these benefits into…

    Inquiry 5: How Well Are We Managing our Forests Worldwide?

  • What is bioenergy? “Bio-” is related to living or once living things. Bioenergy is a source of energy that uses…

    Bioenergy – Vol. 9 No. 1

  • Illustration of a building site where a yellow tractor is dropping tree trunks into a wood chipper, that is then processing wood chips to a red truck.
    In the Western United States, many of the forests have too many small trees. These small trees increase the risk…

    Chip and Truck: Comparing the Cost of Using Trees to Heat Buildings