Opportunities for conservation-based development of nontimber forest products in the Pacific Northwest

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  • 0.45 MB
  • English
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station , Portland, Or
Non-timber forest products industry -- Northwest, Pacific., Non-timber forest products -- Harvesting -- Northwest, Pacific., Forest management -- Northwest, Pac
About the Edition

Declines in timber harvests on public lands and new market opportunities have rekindled an interest in nontimber forest products. Such products as edible mushrooms, medicinal plants, and floral and holiday greens provide alternative sources of revenue and employment for rural communities. This paper describes and analyzes the contribution of the nontimber forest product industries in the Pacific Northwest from economic, social, and ecological perspectives.

StatementBettina von Hagen and Roger D. Fight.
SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- GTR-473., General technical report PNW -- 473.
ContributionsFight, Roger D., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
LC ClassificationsSD11 .A479 no.473, HD9769.N63 U6 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17702572M