Good Forestry

From Good Theories

And Good Practices

 

Contents

 

Scribbling on Bark   9

Science Uncertainty Theory Goodness & Practice   11

 

Theory Science and Uncertainty   22

Chapter 1.   Ecological Forestry as Relativistic Science   22

Chapter 2.   Interactions in Nature: Disturbance Exploitation Interference   32

Chapter 3.    Gandhian Nonviolence & Defending the Earth  47

Chapter 4.    Principles of Ecological Forestry  (Part I)  53

Chapter 5.    Principles of Ecological Forestry  (Part II)  63

Chapter 6.    Wild Thinking   85

Chapter 7.    Forest Thought Experiments—Waldgedankenexperiment   98

 

Questioning Theory and Practice   102

Chapter 8.     The Philosophy of Ecological Forestry through Questioning   102

Chapter 9.     What is Ecoforestry? Ecological Forestry as Art Philosophy Science & Practice   111

Chapter 10.  Global Planning Flaws

                                                       (Response to Alan Savory lecture)   120

Chapter 11.   Is Any Forestry Sustainable?

                                                       (Review of Andy Kerr letter)   122

Chapter 12.   Forestry Education Necessary?   125

Chapter 13.   Why is Old-Growth Cut?   130

Chapter 14.   Thoughts about Forest Certification   132

Chapter 15.   Reforestation Goals: Are Planning and Gambling  Enough?   138

Chapter 16.   What is a Forest Worth?   142

Chapter 17.   Can Forestry Stand Alone?   145

Chapter 18.   Lies, Dirty Lies, and Dirty Photographs   146

Chapter 19.   Dying Forests are Silent   154

Chapter 20.   Trillium Marches on Tierra del Fuego   158

Chapter 21.   Fun with Numbers—Forest Financing   162

Chapter 22.   Why Forests Cannot be Saved?   165

 

Goodness and Practices in Forests   171

Chapter 23.  Gigatrends in Forestry   171

Chapter 24.  Ecological Forestry Research   185

Chapter 25.  The Health of Forests   199

Chapter 26.  Forest Practices and Ecosystem Productivities  211

Chapter 27.  Good Forestry: Neutrality, Death, Sowbugs, and Ecological Principles   225

Chapter 28.  Design of Forest Ecosystems   242

Chapter 29.  An Ecological Forest Care Plan  (Mountain Grove, Oregon)   257

Chapter 30.  Forestry as Unified Field Theory, Ecosystem   311 Medicine, Good Practice, & Poetic Production

Chapter 31.  Virtue, Death and Responsibility   318

 

Notes & Bibliography   322

Index   333

Author Biography   339