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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Forest management -- Environmental aspects -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- Northwest, Pacific

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-253).

StatementCommittee on Environmental Issues in Pacific Northwest Forest Management, Board on Biology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Environmental Issues in Pacific Northwest Forest Management.
LC ClassificationsSD387.E58 E694 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15600449M
ISBN 100309053285, 0585335753
LC Control Number00106115

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