In Forestry News
"Go-to" silvicultural reference guide for foresters and natural resource managers in North America to get an update to account for significant changes
School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Dr. Roger Williams has been selected for the committee on the Updated Silvics of North America Project (USNAP).
This is a joint project with the U.S. Forest Service, Canadian Forest Service, and the National Forestry Commission of Mexico.
The Silvics of North America has been the go-to silvicultural reference guide for foresters and natural resource managers in North America since 1965. This manual provides key information on distribution, life history, special uses, and genetics for 195 tree species.
However, the 30+ years since the 1990 publication have seen significant changes in technology, species importance, and research surrounding ecology, growth, genetics, range mapping, and climate change impacts.
Dr. Williams has been assigned to the Exotic and Invasives Species Group Team.