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Taiga/Boreal Forest


The Boreal Forest Teaching Kit (2006), Canadian Forestry Association, explores the unique natural wealth of Canada’s boreal forest. These lessons are designed to provide young Canadians with a wide variety of learning opportunities suitable for all age levels.

Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests (2004), edited by Stanturf and Madsen, summarizes the breadth of restoration protocols at both the local and regional scale and documents and compares over 20 case studies of forest restoration projects in a geographically diverse range of temperate and boreal zones.

Climate Disturbance Interactions in Boreal Forest Ecosystems (2004), International Boreal Forest Research Association, proceedings that increase the understanding of the role of the circumpolar boreal forest in the global environment and the effects of environmental change upon that role.

Disturbance Dynamics in Boreal Forests: Defining the Ecological Basis of Restoration and Management of Biodiversity (2002), edited by Korpilahti and Kuuluvainen, is a collection of papers on forest disturbance and successional processes, population dynamics of forest-dwelling species, and the interaction between these two.

Ecosystem Management in Boreal Forest Landscapes (2001), edited by Vuori and Kouki, conference proceedings that aims at bringing together scientists and forest managers that work for developing novel ways to manage boreal forests in a sustainable way.

Illegal Forest Felling Activities in Russia (2001), by Morozov, argues that is not possible to solve the problem of illegal forest felling operations until both buyers and sellers of forest products close the illegally logged timber from entering the market.

Global Forest Restoration: A Review (1999), Conservation Biology Institute, presents an analysis of the concept of forest restoration, as well as individual reviews of the various ecological, technical, and socio-political factors relevant to the WWF Global 200 major habitat types.


Boreal Forest Restoration Project Suggests Too Many Deer

Bringing Down the Boreal: How US Consumption of Forest Products is Destroying Canada’s Endangered Northern Forests

Counting Canada’s Natural Capital: Assessing the Real Value of Canada’s Boreal Ecosystems

Economics of Biodiversity

Fire and Invasive Species within the Temperate and Boreal Coniferous Forests of Western North America

Fire Implications in Restoration Ecology

Fire in Alberta’s Boreal Forests

Forest Health Restoration in South-Central Alaska: A Problem Analysis

Forest Landscape Restoration in Northern and Central Europe

How Much, How To? Practical Tools for Forest Conservation

Management Challenges for Multi-Species Boreal Forests

New Life for Scotland’s Ancient Forest

Northern Forest Restoration? Just add conifers (only if it were that simple)!

Principles of Ecological Restoration of Boreal Forested Ecosystems

Response of the Understorey Vegetation of Boreal Forests to Heavy Metal Loading

Restoration of Forests in Boreal Sweden: Gap Analysis and Dead Wood Management

Restorative Management of Boreal Forest Stands With and Without Fire

Senate of Canada Subcommittee on the Boreal Forest (1997-1998)

Targets for Boreal Forest Biodiversity Conservation: A Rationale for Macroecological Research and Adaptive Management

The Boreal Forest: Options for Ecologically Responsible Human Use

The Role of Moose as a Disturbance Factor in Managed Boreal Forests

Through the Trees: The Truth Behind Logging in Canada

Too Much of Extinction Debt

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