Forests & Woodlands
Kerala is a small strip of land lying between Arabian Sea and Western Ghats at the south West corner of India. Kerala has a total land area of 38863 sq km which is just 1percentage of India’s total area. It has...
Timber may in certain circumstances be attacked by various wood-boring insects, which differ in their choice of species and condition of the wood- from standing trees to woodwork which has been in service for...
The weight of piece of wood depends on several factors. It will obviously vary with the amount of water it contains. For this reason it is important that, when the weight of timber is stated, the moisture content at...
Piece of land that is thickly covered with trees is the general of definition of a forest. Forest is also known as woods, weald or woodlands. Forests cover approximately 30% of land and 9.4% of all the planet earth. ...
Manzanita Shrubs are common in the California foothills and chaparrel areas of the Pacific Northwest. Native Americans made good use of the unique qualities of this plant, and it is still appreciated today for its...
A discussion of the Arbutus unedo, or Strawberry Tree, of Ireland including basic facts, myths, and its usage thoughout history. In Irish, the arbutus tree is known as caithne or the Apple of Cain.
The Northern Red Oak is a beautiful and useful tree, and a prized hardwood used in both landscaping and lumber. Learn how to identify it in the forest and what uses it is best suited for here!
The biggest trees on earth, Giant Sequoias are a unique species of plant worthy of both your admiration and your visit.
Coleman's Boundary is hard to find on any map but it is a place well known to locals and lovers of Pisgah National Forest. Renamed Big Ivy, it is the location of Douglas Falls and great hiking.
Timber provides unlimited energy and chemical products when using a managed forestry system. In addition the forests act as lungs for mankind. Only unmanaged systems are bad for world ecology by destruction without...
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