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Activity 12 (5.17) - Bozeman Forestry & Rangelands (-forestry-rangelands)1.Explain why clear-cutting is sometimes the most economical way to harvest trees/forests.
2.Describe the repercussions of clear-cutting.
3.List the ecological services that a forest provides.
4.Analyze why it is impractical to farm old-growth forests sustainably.
5.Describe why fire suppression campaigns (like smokey the bear) lead to larger forest fires.
6.Define prescribed burns.
7.Describe why tree-plantations are not a great way to increase biodiversity.
8.Explain what the US Forest Service (USFS) is good at doing vs what it is poor at doing.
9.Explain the Tragedy of the Commons when applied to Rangelands.

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Term
Spring
Professor
JamesDaughton
Tags
Ecology, The Land, Forest, Smokey Bear

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