Publisher description for Eastern old-growth forests : prospects for rediscovery and recovery / edited by Mary Byrd Davis ; foreword by John Davis.

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Eastern Old-Growth Forests is the first book devoted exclusively to old growth throughout the East. Authoritative essays from leading experts examine the ecology and characteristics of eastern old growth, explore its history and value -- both ecological and cultural -- and make recommendations for its preservation.The book provides a thorough overview of the importance of old growth in the East including its extent, qualities, and role in wildlands restoration. It will serve a vital role in furthering preservation efforts by making eastern old-growth issues better known and understood.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Old growth forests -- East (U.S.)
Old growth forest ecology -- East (U.S.)
Old growth forest conservation -- East (U.S.)