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12 terms
Forests, Parks, Landscapes
clear cutting
old growth forest
plantation
second growth forest
in timber harvesting, the practice of cutting all trees in a…
a nontechnical term often used to mean a virgin forest (one n…
managed forests, in which a single species is planted in stra…
a forest that has been logged and regrown
clear cutting
in timber harvesting, the practice of cutting all trees in a…
old growth forest
a nontechnical term often used to mean a virgin forest (one n…
17 terms
Forests, Parks, and Wilderness
Public Lands
Administration
Map of public land in the US
National Forest
Lands that were turned over to the Federal Government by the…
After admission of the States into the Union, the Federal Gov…
39.6 % of U.S.... 4.2% of Texas... 95.8% of Alaska... 87.8% of Nevada…
Federal forest management dates back to 1876 when Congress cr…
Public Lands
Lands that were turned over to the Federal Government by the…
Administration
After admission of the States into the Union, the Federal Gov…
27 terms
Forests, Parks, and Landscapes
Biggest use of forests for humans
Direct deforestation
Indirect deforestation
Eastern U.S., compared to 1900 has...…
Firewood
logging, agriculture, road building, development
fragmentation, acid precipitation, air pollution, invasive sp…
Eastern U S has more forest now.... These forests are primarily…
Biggest use of forests for humans
Firewood
Direct deforestation
logging, agriculture, road building, development
49 terms
Forests, Parks and Landscapes
List the important ecological function…
List what forests provide humans with.
List positive effects of deforestation.
List negative effects of deforestation.
-Wildlife habitat... -Protect biodiversity... -Trees absorb and fil…
-Firewood(biggest use)... -Building materials... -Furniture, pulp f…
-Agricultural areas... -Jobs (chopping down trees)... -Space for bu…
...
List the important ecological function…
-Wildlife habitat... -Protect biodiversity... -Trees absorb and fil…
List what forests provide humans with.
-Firewood(biggest use)... -Building materials... -Furniture, pulp f…
65 terms
forests, parks, and landscapes
what are some of the important ecologi…
what functions do trees have in forest…
what is the function of forests to air
what is the biggest use forests provid…
wildlife habitat, protects biodiversity, and global climate m…
trees absorb and filter water which slows runoff, reduces soi…
air purification: forests absorb pollutants and produce oxygen
firewood
what are some of the important ecologi…
wildlife habitat, protects biodiversity, and global climate m…
what functions do trees have in forest…
trees absorb and filter water which slows runoff, reduces soi…
14 terms
Chapter 9 Cities, Forests, and Parks
Land Trusts
wise-use movement
salvage logging
prescribed burns
Local or regional organizations that purchase land with the a…
A loose confederation of individuals and groups that coalesce…
The removal of dead trees, or snags, following a natural dist…
The Forest Service and other land management agencies have be…
Land Trusts
Local or regional organizations that purchase land with the a…
wise-use movement
A loose confederation of individuals and groups that coalesce…
55 terms
APES: Forests, Parks, and Landscapes
what are the important ecological func…
what d0 absorption and filtration of w…
how do forests help with air purificat…
what products do forests provide?
-wildlife habitat... -protect biodiversity... -trees absorb and fil…
slows runoff, reduces soil erosion, sedimentation and nutrien…
absorb pollutants, produce O2
-firewood, and building materials... -furniture, pulp for pape…
what are the important ecological func…
-wildlife habitat... -protect biodiversity... -trees absorb and fil…
what d0 absorption and filtration of w…
slows runoff, reduces soil erosion, sedimentation and nutrien…
20 terms
ANIMALS: in the forest/ wood/park
LEONE
ELEFANTE
LEPRE
SERPENTE
LION
ELEPHANT
HARE
SNAKE
LEONE
LION
ELEFANTE
ELEPHANT
55 terms
APES forest, parks and landscapes
what are the important ecological func…
what does absorption and filtration of…
how do forests help with air purificat…
what products do forests provide?
-wildlife habitat... -protect biodiversity... -trees absorb and fil…
slows runoff, reduces soil erosion, sedimentation and nutrien…
absorb pollutants, produce O2
-firewood, and building materials... -furniture, pulp for paper…
what are the important ecological func…
-wildlife habitat... -protect biodiversity... -trees absorb and fil…
what does absorption and filtration of…
slows runoff, reduces soil erosion, sedimentation and nutrien…
19 terms
Chapter 13: Forests, Parks and Landscapes
silviculture
public service functions
stand
even-aged stands
The practice of growing trees and managing forests, tradition…
functions performed by ecosystems that improve other forms of…
An informal term used by foresters to refer to a group of trees
A forest of trees that began growth in or about the same year
silviculture
The practice of growing trees and managing forests, tradition…
public service functions
functions performed by ecosystems that improve other forms of…
24 terms
Chapter 13: Forests, Parks and Landscapes
silviculture
public service functions
stand
even-aged stands
professional growing of trees
forests benefit people and the environment indirectly (ex. pr…
informal term used by foresters to refer to a group of trees,…
all live trees began growth from seeds and roots germinating…
silviculture
professional growing of trees
public service functions
forests benefit people and the environment indirectly (ex. pr…
32 terms
Chapter 13 - Forests, parks, and landscapes
ecosystem services
utilitarian functions
pollination
firewood
Services trees do to ecosystems, such as provide a habitat
different uses for humans of trees (firewood, furniture, etc..)
transferring pollen to other plants in order to make more pla…
usage of trees (major use), mainly by under developed countries
ecosystem services
Services trees do to ecosystems, such as provide a habitat
utilitarian functions
different uses for humans of trees (firewood, furniture, etc..)
33 terms
Chapter 13: Forests, Parks, and Landscapes
Ecological Functions of Forests
Air Purification
What do Forests Provide for Humans?
Deforestation
Wildlife habitat; protect biodiversity; trees absorb and filt…
Absorbs pollutants, produces O2
Firewood (biggest use), building material, furniture, pulp fo…
Human activities have destroyed an estimated 1/2 of Earth's f…
Ecological Functions of Forests
Wildlife habitat; protect biodiversity; trees absorb and filt…
Air Purification
Absorbs pollutants, produces O2
60 terms
NRM 1300 FORESTS, PARKS, & WILDERNESS
PUBLIC LANDS
NATIONAL FORESTS
NATIONAL GRASSLANDS
FOREST MANAGEMENT HISTORY
-Owned by states, fed gov, tribal & local gov... -used for recre…
-Managed by the United States Forest Service... -U.S. Dept of Ag…
-Identical to national forests, except grassland ... -Also manag…
-1891 - early 1900s - forest conservation began... -Beginning of…
PUBLIC LANDS
-Owned by states, fed gov, tribal & local gov... -used for recre…
NATIONAL FORESTS
-Managed by the United States Forest Service... -U.S. Dept of Ag…
21 terms
Ch. 13: Forests, Parks and Landscapes
Ecological Functions of Forests
direct deforestation
indirect deforestation
sustainable forestry
wildlife habitat... protect biodiversity ... trees absorb and filte…
due to logging, agriculture, road building, development... Europ…
due to fragmentation, acid precipitation, air pollution, inva…
forest can be harvested at a rate that does not exceed the ab…
Ecological Functions of Forests
wildlife habitat... protect biodiversity ... trees absorb and filte…
direct deforestation
due to logging, agriculture, road building, development... Europ…
37 terms
Forest Park STL Adventure
How many ponds currently make up the h…
What is the primary purpose of the hat…
How does the park ensure that the pond…
What river runs underneath Forest Park?
3
To teach fishing to kids, an outdoor learning center
By managing and stocking them every year, catch and release
River de Peres
How many ponds currently make up the h…
3
What is the primary purpose of the hat…
To teach fishing to kids, an outdoor learning center
20 terms
National and State Parks/Forests and Monuments
Waterton- Glacier International Peace…
History
Attaractions
Flora
-first park of its kind... -half of it is in Can and the other h…
-first year (1910) it opened 120,000 acres burned in a fire... -…
Going to the Sun... -50 mi road up a mt.... Flathead River ... -b/c…
Western Red Cedar ... -highlight of trees... Pine... Hemlock... -our st…
Waterton- Glacier International Peace…
-first park of its kind... -half of it is in Can and the other h…
History
-first year (1910) it opened 120,000 acres burned in a fire... -…
36 terms
West Virginia State Parks and Forests
Blackwater Falls
Cacapon Resort
Canaan Valley Resort
Chief Logan Lodge & Conference Center
Davis, Tucker
Berkeley Springs, Morgan
Davis, Tucker
Logan, Logan
Blackwater Falls
Davis, Tucker
Cacapon Resort
Berkeley Springs, Morgan
25 terms
IACS ES Chapt 12: Forests, Parks, and Landscapes
clear cutting
codominant trees
dominant trees
intermediate trees
cutting all the trees in an area down at once
trees that are fairly common, sharing the canopy or top of a…
trees that are tallest, most dominant and most vigorous
trees forming a layer of rowth beneath dominants
clear cutting
cutting all the trees in an area down at once
codominant trees
trees that are fairly common, sharing the canopy or top of a…
25 terms
Spanish 9 Forest Park: Pablo.
La cara
El pelo
El ojo
La nariz
Face
Hair
Eyes
Nose
La cara
Face
El pelo
Hair
19 terms
Landscapes: Forests, Parks, and Wilderness CH 12
certification of forestry (270)
clear-cutting (268)
codominants (268)
dominants (268)
certification in which companies or government organizations…
cutting of all trees in a stand at one time
common trees that share the top canopy of the forest
the tallest and most common trees
certification of forestry (270)
certification in which companies or government organizations…
clear-cutting (268)
cutting of all trees in a stand at one time
10 terms
Chapter 12: Landscapes: Forests, Parks, and Wilderness
Stand
Old-Growth Forest
Second-Growth Forest
Dominants
An informal way of saying a group of trees
This is a forest that has never been cut before.
This is a forest that has been cut down before, but has regro…
These are the trees that are the most common, among the talle…
Stand
An informal way of saying a group of trees
Old-Growth Forest
This is a forest that has never been cut before.
60 terms
Chapter 12: Landscapes: Forests, Parks, and Wilderness
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
forests provide this public service
silviculture
About ___% of forestland owned by indu…
the largest bird sanctuary in the northeastern U.S. (in NYC)
retard erosion & moderate the availability of water, improvin…
the professional growing of trees
80%
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
the largest bird sanctuary in the northeastern U.S. (in NYC)
forests provide this public service
retard erosion & moderate the availability of water, improvin…
77 terms
USA National Parks/Forests/Monuments NE
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife…
Macedonia Brook State Park
Dinosaur State Park
Connecticut
Connecticut
Connecticut
Connecticut
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Connecticut
Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife…
Connecticut
50 terms
ENVS 100-Landscapes: Forests, Parks and Wilderness
How do people appreciate forests tradi…
How do people appreciate forests today?
1. What's silviculture? ... 2. What did s…
1. What are the 4 modern conflicts/ is…
For building material and fuel
For public service functions:... - erosion reduction ... -water sup…
1. The professional growing of trees... 2. Developed into a scie…
-The ownership of the forest and its resources... -The usage or…
How do people appreciate forests tradi…
For building material and fuel
How do people appreciate forests today?
For public service functions:... - erosion reduction ... -water sup…
10 terms
Landscapes: Forests, Parks, and Wilderness: Due 10/20
Clear-Cutting
Condominants
Dominants
Old-Growth Forest
cutting all the trees in a stand at the same time
fairly common trees that share the canopy or top part of the…
the tallest trees, most common and most vigorous
a forest that has never been cut (aka virgin forest)
Clear-Cutting
cutting all the trees in a stand at the same time
Condominants
fairly common trees that share the canopy or top part of the…
26 terms
Rain Forest Zoo Animals and Wild Animal Park
elephant
monkey
parakeet
vine
elephant
monkey
26 terms
Rain Forest Zoo Animals and Wild Animal Park
elephant
monkey
parakeet
vine
elephant
monkey
124 terms
Forest Park Sight Words 2nd Grade
does
along
always
another
does
along
always
another
does
does
along
along
8 terms
UNITS 9-12 New Forest National Park - Narodowy Park New Forest
pony
deer
horse
mane
kucyk
jeleń
koń
grzywa
pony
kucyk
deer
jeleń
18 terms
National & State Parks, Forests, Recreational Areas, and Historic Sites in the Appalachian Mountains
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Shenandoah National Park
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
Catskill Park
A national park located in the Great Smoky Mountains of weste…
This park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia is one of t…
A national recreational park in Damascus, Virginia. Home to t…
A state park in the Catskill Mountains of New York. Featuring…
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
A national park located in the Great Smoky Mountains of weste…
Shenandoah National Park
This park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia is one of t…
14 terms
Salt Spring State park- Virgin Forest
Climax community
Characteristics of an old growth forest
mixed age structure
snag
end point of the continuing replacement of one community by a…
1. Big trees... 2. mixed age structure ... 3. snags ... 4. large falle…
typically found in old growth forests, large canopy trees fal…
large dead or dying trees, dead wood attracts insects and woo…
Climax community
end point of the continuing replacement of one community by a…
Characteristics of an old growth forest
1. Big trees... 2. mixed age structure ... 3. snags ... 4. large falle…
Lab 6: Oconee Forest Park III
crossvine
trumpet creeper
strawberry-bush
blackgum
Bignoniaceae ... Bignonia capreolata
Bignoniaceae... Campsis radicans
Celastraceae ... Euonymus americanus
Cornaceae ... Nyssa sylvatica
crossvine
Bignoniaceae ... Bignonia capreolata
trumpet creeper
Bignoniaceae... Campsis radicans
Lab 7- Oconee Forest Park 4
smallflower pawpaw
sweet-shrub
flowering dogwood
American chestnut
Annonaceae ... Asimina parviflora
Calycanthaceae... Calycanthus floridus
Cornaceae... Cornus florida
Fagaceae ... Castanea dentata
smallflower pawpaw
Annonaceae ... Asimina parviflora
sweet-shrub
Calycanthaceae... Calycanthus floridus
Lab 4- Oconee Forest Park 1
boxelder
silver maple
devil's walkingstick
honeylocust
Aceraceae ... Acer negundo
Aceraceae ... Acer saccharinum
Araliaceae ... Aralia spinosa
Fabaceae ... Gleditsia triacanthos
boxelder
Aceraceae ... Acer negundo
silver maple
Aceraceae ... Acer saccharinum
Lab 5- Oconee Forest Park II
smooth sumac
poison-ivy
hazel alder
river birch
Anacardiaceae ... Rhus glabra
Anacardiaceae ... Toxicodendron radicans
Betulaceae ... Alnus serrulata
Betulaceae ... Betula nigra
smooth sumac
Anacardiaceae ... Rhus glabra
poison-ivy
Anacardiaceae ... Toxicodendron radicans
9 terms
Managing a national park- New Forest
What does preambulation mean
How much of the New Forest is covered…
How much money does the park generate
Common activities
Livestock can roam freely
67%
£120 million
Walking, cycling and horse riding
What does preambulation mean
Livestock can roam freely
How much of the New Forest is covered…
67%
7 terms
Geology Exam 2- Petrified Forest National Park
P.F.N.P
Chinle Formation- Triassic
How does wood turn into stone?
Steps to make petrified wood?
Located in valleys of the little Colorado River and Puero Riv…
- steep gradient river deposits... - mostly shale with some sand…
Per mineralization and carbonaceous film
Stop the rotting process, high saturation of silica insolutio…
P.F.N.P
Located in valleys of the little Colorado River and Puero Riv…
Chinle Formation- Triassic
- steep gradient river deposits... - mostly shale with some sand…
49 terms
Ch. 12 Environmental Science; Landscapes: Forests, Parks, & Wilderness
Silviculture
Examples of public-service functions p…
Goals of Industrial Forest Companies:
Goals of Timber Investment Management…
The practice of growing trees and managing forests, tradition…
-Retards erosion... -Moderates availability of water... -Improves w…
-Owned forests in 1980-1990s... -Harvested timber, planned how t…
-Primarily financial investors ... -View forestland as an opport…
Silviculture
The practice of growing trees and managing forests, tradition…
Examples of public-service functions p…
-Retards erosion... -Moderates availability of water... -Improves w…
24 terms
Chapter 6: Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves
Idonesia, palm oil
Forest
Savannas
Closed-canopy forests
______________ currently has the highest rate of deforestatio…
any area where trees cover more than 10% of the land
trees occupy less than 20% of the area
tree crowns cover most of the ground
Idonesia, palm oil
______________ currently has the highest rate of deforestatio…
Forest
any area where trees cover more than 10% of the land
31 terms
Chapter 6: Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves
Corridors
Edge effect
Clear-cut harvesting
Over-grazing
Strips of natural habitat that connect two adjacent nature pr…
A change in species composition, physical conditions, or othe…
Cutting every tree in a given area, regardless of species or…
Allowing domestic livestock to eat so much plant material tha…
Corridors
Strips of natural habitat that connect two adjacent nature pr…
Edge effect
A change in species composition, physical conditions, or othe…
44 terms
Environmental Science: Environmental Conservation of Forests, Grasslands, Parks and Nature Preserves
incompatible competing land uses
forest
Russia
boreal
include human demand for natural resources (lumber, paper, li…
an area of land where 10% or more is covered by trees; includ…
largest forest in world is in
largest kind of forest in world is
incompatible competing land uses
include human demand for natural resources (lumber, paper, li…
forest
an area of land where 10% or more is covered by trees; includ…
8 terms
Facts about the National Forests and Parks in NC for the History Test
Nantahala National Forest
Pisgah National Forest
Uwharrie National Forest
Croatan National Forests
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest- famous for "Trees" and has the…
is a wide open forest
oldest mountains in North America
has no facts
Nantahala National Forest
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest- famous for "Trees" and has the…
Pisgah National Forest
is a wide open forest
152 terms
forests, parks, landscapes + wildlife, fisheries, endangered species + ecological restoration
What is ecological succession?
What is primary succession?
Exposed sandbars are an example of...
Newly formed islands are an example of…
the process of establishing or reestablishing an ecosystem
establishment of an ecological community on unoccupied site
primary succession
primary succession
What is ecological succession?
the process of establishing or reestablishing an ecosystem
What is primary succession?
establishment of an ecological community on unoccupied site
152 terms
forests, parks, landscapes + wildlife, fisheries, endangered species + ecological restoration
What is ecological succession?
What is primary succession?
Exposed sandbars are an example of...
Newly formed islands are an example of…
the process of establishing or reestablishing an ecosystem
establishment of an ecological community on unoccupied site
primary succession
primary succession
What is ecological succession?
the process of establishing or reestablishing an ecosystem
What is primary succession?
establishment of an ecological community on unoccupied site
5 terms
John Muir - The Wild Parks & Forest Reservation of the West & Hetch Hetchy Valley
Who was John Muir?
What did Muir help found?
What does Muir claim about wildness? W…
How does Muir describe nature?
An influential figure in the non-anthropocentric movement. Al…
Muir founded the Sierra Club and was one of the leading advoc…
Wildness is a necessity. Similar to Thoreau's view on wildness
He describes it as "holy," and that it is wrong to develop an…
Who was John Muir?
An influential figure in the non-anthropocentric movement. Al…
What did Muir help found?
Muir founded the Sierra Club and was one of the leading advoc…
8 terms
Unit 1-Chapter 29-Thetford Forest Park:rural recreation
What is the main function of a forest
What has become the second objective/f…
What area does Thetford Forest Park co…
How many estimated visitors go there e…
-wood production
-recreation
-7,900 ha
-2 million
What is the main function of a forest
-wood production
What has become the second objective/f…
-recreation
12 terms
Forest Park Junior High Social Studies 8 Chapter 4 Test
______ was a main economic activity in…
Most people in the New England Colonie…
_____ ______ and _________ were two ma…
Warm climate and rich soil made the __…
Farming
Subsistence
New York and Philadelphia
Southern
______ was a main economic activity in…
Farming
Most people in the New England Colonie…
Subsistence
29 terms
BIOL 103 Chp 9 Vocab: Cities, Forests, and Parks: Land Use and Resource Management
urbanization
suburb
sprawl
urban planning
the shift from rural to city and suburban living
a smaller community that rings a city
the unrestrained growth of urban or suburban development outw…
the professional pursuit that attempts to design cities in su…
urbanization
the shift from rural to city and suburban living
suburb
a smaller community that rings a city
70 terms
Diver's Ed Final Review OPRF Oak Park River Forest High School Drive Right
When does alcohol first affect a driver
What do you have to adjust when you se…
What does it mean to compromise space?
What is the amount of time it takes to…
As soon as it reaches the body
Speed
Giving space to the greater hazard
Perception time
When does alcohol first affect a driver
As soon as it reaches the body
What do you have to adjust when you se…
Speed
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