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Function, Design, and Establishment of Riparian Forest Buffers: A Review
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-08)
Through the interaction of their soils, hydrology, and biotic communities, riparian forests protect and improve water quality, provide habitat for plants and animals, support aquatic communities, and provide many benefits ...
The Role of Outreach Education in Achieving Environmental Literacy
(Virginia Tech, 2000-04-18)
Teachers of all disciplines are instrumental in shaping the characters and behaviors of future citizens. One of the greatest challenges facing environmental educators is relating to a population that is increasingly insulated ...
Non-Timber Forest Products in the Livelihood and Coping Strategies of Households and Communities Afflicted by HIV/AIDS
(Virginia Tech, 2003-10-20)
This paper argues that natural resources, specifically non-timber forest products (i.e., medicinal plants, wild foods, artesinal materials, etc.) play an integral part in household and community responses to the biophysical ...
Characterization of the Vegetation and Soil of the Forest Communities at Camp Brookside in Summers County, West Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-07)
Camp Brookside, a seasonal island, is located on the floodplain of the New River in Summers County, West Virginia. This island hosts several rare plant species and a rare plant community known as a riverside flat rock plant ...
The effect of an adhesive on pallet joint stiffness
(Virginia Tech, 1983)
A Methodology for Inventorying Stored Carbon in An Urban Forest
(Virginia Tech, 2003-06-13)
Trees in urban areas store carbon directly through photosynthesis, but they also provide the added benefit of reducing carbon emissions produced by fossil-fuel burning power plants, by means of energy conservation from ...
Use of Nonwood Plant Fibers for Pulp and Paper Industry in Asia: Potential in China
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-16)
The pulp and paper industry around the world has been growing rapidly. As a result there has been a huge demand for pulp and paper making raw material. Recent years have seen a spurt in use of nonwood fibers being used as ...
Culture and Propagation of Japanese Maple
(Virginia Tech, 2003-12-12)
Japanese maples have maintained a steady presence in nurseries and across the suburban landscape of America for many years now. Their fineness of texture, relatively small stature, and colorful displays are attributes that ...
Tree Inventories and GIS in Urban Forestry
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-26)
Planning and managing vegetation in urban areas is complex and can benefit from using computerized tree inventories and Geographic Information Systems. This paper outlines how tree inventories can be use to effectively ...
An Investigation of Factors Leading to Establishing Downstream Timber Processing in Malaysia
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-04)
The Malaysian timber industry has made tremendous progress towards making this sector one of the country's important foreign exchange earners. From a major exporter of tropical logs, it shifted to become a reliable ...