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  USDA Forest Service - Caring for the land and serving people.
The USDA Forest Service is conducting a "web survey," delivered via Javascript, to better understand who our website visitors are, what sorts of information they are seeking, and to see how well we are currently satisfying their needs.
The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Forests provide a full suite of goods and services that are vital to human health and livelihood — natural assets we call ecosystem services.
www.fs.fed.us   (1089 words)

  Forest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Forests can be found in all regions capable of sustaining tree growth, at altitudes up to the tree-line, except where natural fire frequency is too high, or where the environment has been impaired by natural processes or by human activities.
Forests are differentiated from woodlands by the extent of canopy coverage: in a forest the branches and foliage of separate trees often meet or interlock, although there can be gaps of varying sizes within an area referred to as forest.
, temperate deciduous forest) and evergreen coniferous forests (e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forest   (863 words)

 Nottingham Forest F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Forest were founded in 1865 (by a group of bandy players) shortly after their neighbours Notts County, (the world's oldest surviving professional football club), in 1862.
Forest were considered a small team by English league standards until the mid 1970s, when Brian Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor took the helm at the club.
Forest's return to the Premiership was impressive as they finished third in 1994-95 and qualified for the UEFA Cup - their first entry to European competition in the post-Heysel era.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nottingham_Forest_F.C.   (5477 words)

 Deciduous Forest Biome
The average annual temperature in a deciduous forest is 50° F. The average rainfall is 30 to 60 inches a year.
The deciduous forests are located in the temperate zone above the tropical forests and below the coniferous forests.
Most deciduous forests are found in Eastern North America somewhere around 35-48° N, and Europe and Asia around 45-60° N. There are some deciduous regions in the southern hemisphere but their plants and animals are different from those of the northern deciduous forests.
www.blueplanetbiomes.org /deciduous_forest.htm   (751 words)

 World Biomes - Forest
Forests represent a third of the earth's land, and are found in the four corners of the globe.
Because the forests' canopy is dense, forest floor vegetation is thin.
Temperate deciduous forest are a close relative of the Taiga biome, and can be found in areas with a milder, shorter winter season.
www.worldbiomes.com /biomes_forest.htm   (439 words)

The Forest is an arts space, which is volunteer run, self funding, not-for-profit and provides always-free access.
Forest aims to encourage local musicians and help promote and distribute their music via the web, radio and within the Forest itself.
Forest offers a gallery that aims to support artists by providing an exhibition space with no comission charged.
www.theforest.org.uk   (128 words)

 Mac Unicorn Software
Forest will play relaxing nature sounds, as if you were walking in a forest.
Forest will display an info window (what world is being played, the author and a different background graphic for each world); you can easily show and hide it.
Forest puts in cache 15 seconds of sound, and additionally loads the sound in RAM, allowing the sound to keep playing without interruption when you open a menu or launch a big app.
www.macunicorn.com /forest/index.htm   (539 words)

 Jean-Claude Forest's home page
Born in Perreux, a Parisian suburb, in 1930, Forest graduated from the Paris School of Design, and began working as an illustrator in the early 1950s.
Together with renowned film director Alain Resnais, Forest was also one of the founders of the French Comic-Strip Club in the early 1960s.
Jean-Claude Forest's sense of undiluted fantasy, his whimsical humor and his unbounded imagination were at the service of a clear and disciplined vision.
www.hollywoodcomics.com /forest.html   (499 words)

 Arkansas Forestry Commission - Manage Your Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To receive help managing your forest land, contact the AFC office in the county where your land is located.
AFC foresters and rangers provide technical assistance in the prevention, detection, evaluation, and suppression of forest insects and diseases.
The Forest Stewardship Program recognizes and rewards landowners that are managing their forestlands according to a multiple-use concept.
www.forestry.state.ar.us /manage/manage.html   (940 words)

 The Forest Biome
However, forests are becoming major casualties of civilization as human populations have increased over the past several thousand years, bringing deforestation, pollution, and industrial usage problems to this important biome.
Present-day forest biomes, biological communities that are dominated by trees and other woody vegetation (Spurr and Barnes), can be classified according to numerous characteristics, with seasonality being the most widely used.
moist/dry deciduous forest (monsoon): the length of the dry season increases further as rainfall decreases (all trees are deciduous).
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu /glossary/gloss5/biome/forests.html   (915 words)

 Forest Clinical Trial Registry - Terms And Conditions
Forest shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.
Forest is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by Forest of the Web Site or any information contained therein.
Forest encourages parents to be aware of their children's use of the Internet and discuss what kind of information they are allowed to disclose to Web Sites.
www.forestclinicaltrials.com /CTR/CTRController/CTRWelcome   (2316 words)

 Angeles National Forest - Welcome!
The USDA Forest Service is conducting a "web survey," delivered via Javascript, to better understand who our website visitors are, what sorts of information they are seeking, and to see how well we are currently satisfying their needs.
The Angeles National Forest is located within an hour's drive for more than 20 million people who live in the Greater Los Angeles area, and provides a wealth of recreation opportunities.
Forest Service Offers Firewood for Sale -- The USDA Forest Service is offering firewood logs for sale to the public at several locations on the Angeles National Forest.
www.r5.fs.fed.us /angeles   (444 words)

 Forestry Commission - Dalby Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dalby Forest is situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park.
The southern part of the forest is divided by a number of valleys creating a 'Rigg and Dale' landscape whilst to the north the forest sits on the upland plateau.
The forest is a home for birds such as the crossbill and that elusive summer visitor the nightjar.
www.forestry.gov.uk /dalbyforest   (259 words)

Please visit the Forest County Page in the DNR Planner's Toolbox for the most current data on forestland including change in forestland, volume of forest, forest product consumption, local forest product companies etc.
Forest county forest products and processing industrial output is 25.0% of the total county industrial output.
Wisconsin Family Forests (WFF) was organized to support private landowners that are interested in learning and applying the concepts of sustainable forestry.
www.uwsp.edu /cnr/landcenter/forestplanning/countypages/forest.htm   (672 words)

 Amazon.com: Forest: Music: George Winston   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Forest is a beautiful collection that does justice to the sublime mystique of its namesake.
The music he uses is quite varied, with some of it written by himself, some of it coming from classical or traditional music, and some of it coming from contemporary new age, jazz, blues, and even soundtrack music.
Forest is one of the two best albums by George Winston, with the other being December.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000000NKL?v=glance   (1756 words)

 WWF - Forest Conservation Programme
Forests clearly have a vital role to play in biodiversity conservation, not least because they provide habitat for over two-thirds of the world’s terrestrial species of flora and fauna.
One of the main causes of the ongoing global forest destruction is illegal logging, which is fed by high demand for timber in Europe and countries such as Japan, the ÚS and China.
Travel through the forest photo gallery and learn what we do to conserve the world’s forests...
www.panda.org /about_wwf/what_we_do/forests/index.cfm   (367 words)

 Welcome to Global Forest Watch
Frontier forests are the world's remaining large intact natural forest ecosystems - undisturbed and large enough to maintain all of their biodiversity.
The meeting was a side event to the 7th Forest Industry Forum and was hosted by the Northwestern Forest Inventory and Planning Authority (Sevzaplesproekt) at the invitation of WRI.
The participants agreed that gaps in forest information and transparency are an obstacle to legal and sustainable forest management in Russia and agreed to form a Forest Information Forum to deal with these issues.
www.globalforestwatch.org /english/index.htm   (1395 words)

 Forest Project Overview
The Forest project began in July 1995 and was concluded in September 2000.
Forest began as an investigation into the use of persistent object technology in the construction of large-scale software development enviromments.
Over time Forest became more concerned with the development of the persistent object technology itself, and broadened its scope to provide support for all Java(TM) applications manage long-lived, large-scale, complex, shared data.
research.sun.com /forest   (165 words)

 Coconino National Forest - Welcome!
The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous Red Rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa Pine Forests, to alpine tundra.
It is our policy that National Forest System properties boundaries are surveyed and marked in their true location prior to undertaking land management activities.
Forest visitors driving along Hart Prairie Road northwest of Flagstaff may notice a new “red carpet” entrance to Hart Prairie Preserve.
www.fs.fed.us /r3/coconino   (1554 words)

 Nottingham Forest | Home
Two of Nottingham Forest's rising young stars could be in international action this evening.
Watch extended highlights of Forest's most comprehensive victory of the season now on Forest World.
He opened the scoring in Forest 4 v 0 victory over Chesterfield and made sure that we knew that it was his third goal of this campaign following doubts over his brace at Blackpool earlier this season.
www.nottinghamforest.premiumtv.co.uk /page/Home/0,,10308,00.html   (253 words)

 USDA Forest Service - Cherokee National Forest
The 640,000-acre Cherokee National Forest is the largest tract of public land in Tennessee.
Today national forests are managed to provide outdoor recreation, wildlife and fish habitat, wilderness, water, minerals, wood products, and much more.
Caring for your national forest requires the dedication and hard work of a diverse and highly skilled workforce.
www.southernregion.fs.fed.us /cherokee   (313 words)

 Petrified Forest National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
With one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood, multi-hued badlands of the Painted Desert, historic structures, archeological sites, and displays of 225 million year old fossils, this is a surprising land of scenic wonders and fascinating science.
As part of the Petrified Forest National Park Learning Center, a monthly lecture series is held on the first Wednesday of each month.
Petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park is almost solid quartz, weighing in at 168 pounds per cubic foot.
www.nps.gov /pefo   (262 words)

 Welcome to Forest Trends
Forest Trends, in conjunction with Conservation International, is administering a program on biodiversity offset projects.
China's forest product imports have grown dramatically in recent years to feed both booming global demand for Chinese products such as furniture and panels as well as growing local demand.
To better understand and address these issues, Forest Trends is collaborating with CIFOR, the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy and a host of other organizations in China and the broader East Asian region.
www.forest-trends.org   (193 words)

 WFUBMC | Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center plans to invest $125 million in Davie County, building a hospital and a primary care center to secure the future healthcare needs of the rapidly-growing community.
On November 30, physicians at the Gamma Knife Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center performed Leksell Gamma Knife® stereotactic radiosurgery on one of the world’s tallest men to treat a pituitary tumor and restore his potential for a promising basketball career.
Wake Forest Baptist's neuroscience program is internationally renowned for the treatment of brain, spine and central nervous system disorders.
www.wfubmc.edu   (801 words)

 The Forest Stewardship Council
In many forests around the world, logging still contributes to habitat destruction, water pollution, displacement of indigenous peoples, and violence against people who work in the forest and the wildlife that dwells there.
Many consumers of wood and paper, and many forest products companies believe that the link between logging and these negative impacts can be broken, and that forests can be managed and protected at the same time.
Forest Stewardship Council certification is one way to improve the practice of forestry.
www.fscus.org   (152 words)

 Forest River : Producers of RV's | Cargo Trailers | Boats | Commercial Vehicles
Forest River manufactures many types of RVs from pop up campers to luxury motorhomes.
Forest River is proud to produce commercial applications such as parcel delivery vans, truck bodies, mobile offices and temporary schools.
Forest River Housing, Inc. a producer of high quality manufactured homes by Hart Housing and Sterling Homes.
www.forestriverinc.com   (149 words)

 Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric
Sometimes it is difficult to see the forest (the big picture) of rhetoric because of the trees (the hundreds of Greek and Latin terms naming figures of speech, etc.) within rhetoric.
This site is intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen historically as it has been taught and practiced for 2000+ years).
If you'd like an overview of the entire "forest" of rhetoric, consult the "trees" (major categories) in the left frame.
humanities.byu.edu /rhetoric/silva.htm   (459 words)

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