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  forest - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about forest (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Evergreen forest with Indian elephants in the foreground, in Periyar national park, Kerala, India.
Forests in mountainous areas are often coniferous, because this type of evergreen tree is well suited to the soil, weather, and other environmental factors found at high altitudes.
The Pacific forest of the west coast of North America is one of the few remaining old-growth forests in the temperate zone.
encyclopedia.farlex.com.cob-web.org:8888 /forest   (594 words)

  
 Unasylva - No. 214/215 - FOREST MANAGEMENT AT THE XII WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Belgium, forestry policy and administrative functions are mostly decentralized, and forest management authority rests with the governments of the country's three regions, Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels.
The second is the use of appropriate silvicultural techniques to anticipate the particular risks to forests from climate change, especially the expected increased frequency of storms, increased prevalence of pests, stress from extreme climatic episodes with alternating periods of drought and excessive rainfall and the predicted global rise in temperatures.
In the case of privately owned forests, incentives and sensitization measures are applied, with a view to ensuring a balance among the various functions of the forests.
www.fao.org /DOCREP/006/y5189E/y5189e10.htm   (2039 words)

  
 Tree Board Street Tree Inventory Page
The Village of Belgium has recognized the benefits that a properly maintained urban forest can provide to the quality of life, air pollution reduction, energy conservation, increased property values and reduced maintenance costs over time.
Belgium’s trees are young with 95% of the trees in the 1 - 10" diameter range.
Belgium's urban forest can add great value to the community, but it can also be a liability or hazard if not taken care of.
www.village.belgium.wi.us /treebrd/tbStreetTreeInv.html   (935 words)

  
 Forest, Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vorst or Forest municipality in the Brussels-Capital Region
The Forest municipality bought the abbey in 1964 and proceeded to restore it to its previous glory.
The sprawling “Forest National” (Dutch: “Vorst Nationaal”) center is well known in the world of show business, arts and culture, as one of the prime venues for international star performances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forest,_Belgium   (569 words)

  
 Introduction to the Thematic Report on Forest Ecosystems in Belgium
The first workshop of the Belgian Forum on Forest Biodiversity was held on 11-12 March 2002 in the Walloon Region and examined relationships between forest management practices and saproxylic invertebrates, focusing on conservation and forest health issues.
Each year a specific theme is brought to the attention of forest owners, forest managers, the public at large and schools by means of excursions, expositions and other public events.
The 'Belgian Forest Certification Scheme' was officially endorsed on 28th February 2002 as meeting the strict requirements of the PEFC Council, and is based on the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe.
bch-cbd.naturalsciences.be /belgium/implementation/documents/thematicreports/forecosys/questions9-15.htm   (2599 words)

  
 Belgium Deforestation Rates and Related Forestry Figures
Of this, none is classified as primary forest, the most biodiverse form of forest.
Measuring the total rate of habitat conversion (defined as change in forest area plus change in woodland area minus net plantation expansion) for the 1990-2005 interval, Belgium gained 6.1% of its forest and woodland habitat.
Belgium is home to at least 1550 species of vascular plants, of which 0.1% are endemic.
rainforests.mongabay.com /deforestation/2000/Belgium.htm   (742 words)

  
 Forest / Vorst, Belgium
Belgium > Brabant > Brussels > Southern Districts
The suburb of Forest lies sprawled across the slope of the Senne valley 3km/2miles south of the city center.
The Parc de Forest and Parc Duden are the remains of a large forest which was once Charles V's hunting preserve.
www.planetware.com /belgium/forest-vorst-b-br-for.htm   (92 words)

  
 Forest (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Forest, a British folk rock band active from 1969-1970
Lee De Forest, American inventor with over 300 patents to his credit.
"Forest", a song by the band System of a Down.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forest_(disambiguation)   (175 words)

  
 Category:Cities and towns in Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The category municipalities of Belgium is the most complete survey of the 589 municipalities in the country.
The main article for this category is List of cities and towns in Belgium.
Pages in category "Cities and towns in Belgium"
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Category:Cities_and_towns_in_Belgium   (116 words)

  
 FAO Forestry Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Can the forest products industry be part of a bio-solution to climate change?
Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources - 14th Session, Italy, FAO Headquarters, Rome
The Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 (FRA 2005) is the most comprehensive assessment to date of forest resources, their uses and value, covering 229 countries and territories between 1990 and 2005.
www.fao.org /forestry/en   (115 words)

  
 Houthulst Forest Belgium Military Cemetery (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Houthulst Forest Belgium Military Cemetery (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)
The forest itself was occupied by the Germans on 21st October 1914 and remained in their hands until the Flanders Offence of 1917.
Today the woos itself is used by the Belgium Army Disposal Service who deal with the vast quantities (estimated at 15,000 shell per annum) of munitions unearthed each year in the Salient.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /~dccfarr/houthulst.htm   (63 words)

  
 Black Forest Dealers - BELGIUM & HOLLAND ANTIQUES Online
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