Differentiate between government-owned lands and public lands.

Forestry and Rangeland Resources and Management Strategies


1.     Differentiate between government-owned lands and public lands. Which government agencies are involved with government-owned lands? What is the purpose of government-owned lands?

2.     Why is the forest an important ecosystem?

3.     What is your definition of forest management? What is its purpose? Describe the concept of sustainable forestry.

4.     What effect does the harvesting of trees and deforestation have on forests and the environment? Is there a preferred method for harvesting trees? Explain.

5.     What is a rangeland? Describe rangeland degradation and desertification. What effect does degradation and desertification have on the environment?

6.     What is overgrazing? What effect does this have on rangelands?