__________________is the systematic testing of different management approaches to improve methods over time
_______________________ are protected areas divided into zones with different purposes
Bureau of Land Management
______________________________ is a federal agency responsible for managing vast tracts of public lands in the American west
______________________ is the cutting all the trees in an area down at once
________________is the destruction of forests
_________________________ is the attempt to supervise the harvesting of resources in ways that minimize impact on the environment and the ecological process that provide the resources
maximum sustainable yield
_______________________________________ is The population size that yields maximum production that allows the population to be sustained indefinitely without decreasing its ability to provide the same level of production
_______________________________ use is the Use of an ecosystem such as a forest for a variety of purposes such as timber harvesting, wildlife habitat, watershed protection, and recreation. Compare sustainable yield.
A _________________________ is an area of federally-owned land where logging and grazing are permitted under more heavily-managed conditions
National Forest Management Act
The _______________________________________________ 1976 is very similar to the Multiple-Use Sustained-Yield Act but it functions a little different in that the Secretary of Agriculture is recieving input from local authorities so that the best interest of the land is completed but still sustainable for that area.
______________________________ are pieces of land set aside by the government for conservation
national wildlife refuge
________________________________ are Areas set aside to preserve wildlife habitat, established in 1903 by President Roosevelt
______________________ is a forest which has not experienced significant human modification or land clearance
____________________________ is the practice of burning areas of forest, or grassland under carefully controlled conditions to improve the health of grassland under carefully controlled to improve the health of ecosystems.
_________________________ is the removal of dead trees following a natural disturbance
__________________________ is A second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting.
_____________________________ is the harvesting in small numbers to provide shelter for the growing seedlings with the remaining trees.
__________________________is an industry backed anti-environmentalist coalition