The social and economic drivers of the southeastern forest landscape

  • Authors: McIntyre, R. Kevin; McCall, Barrett B.; Wear, David N.
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Publication Series: Book Chapter
  • Source: In: Kirkman, L. Katherine; Jack, Steven B., eds. Ecological restoration and management of longleaf pine forests. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: 39-67.

Abstract

The last quarter century has witnessed an unprecedented resurgence of interest in the management of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) forests, a phenomenon that has been coupled with increased understanding of the ecology, management, and restoration of these ecosystems. As interest in longleaf pine becomes more mainstream among landowners and the general public, future opportunities for restoration will be strongly influenced by the context, both economic and social, in which they occur.

  • Citation: McIntyre, R. Kevin; McCall, Barrett B.; Wear, David N. 2018. The social and economic drivers of the southeastern forest landscape. In: Kirkman, L. Katherine; Jack, Steven B., eds. Ecological restoration and management of longleaf pine forests. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: 39-67. 29 p.
  • Keywords: longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, restoration, economics, land ownership, land use, family forest
  • Posted Date: April 9, 2018
  • Modified Date: October 11, 2018
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