Eastern Threat Center Tools Support Tribal Land Management

 
Eastern Threat Center Tools Support Tribal Land Management

More than 18 million acres of forest land in the United States are under the care of tribal land managers. According to Eastern Threat Center research ecologist Bill Hargrove, the boundaries of these tribal forests are often easily recognized on remotely sensed imagery collected by aircraft and satellites. Why? Because tribal forests are typically very well managed and relatively unfragmented by roads, buildings, and other infrastructure. Healthy tribal forests provide a bounty of products and services that benefit tribes, other communities, and society as a whole. Read more in CompassLive...

Pictured: A tribal land manager fells a tree during a demonstration on the Menominee Forest in northeastern Wisconsin. The forest supplies a tribal timber mill and employs many tribal members. Photo by Bill Hargrove.

 

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