The essential goal of AppalFor is to collect, develop, discuss, and disseminate
information on sustainable forestry online.
Sustainable forestry may be defined as an approach to forest utilization and
The main objective of sustainable forestry
is to establish a strong land-ethic as the basis for the management and
utilization of forests in Appalachia, and to use science, as moderated
by the concepts of appropriate technology, to
provide the forest commodities and amenities needed by society. AppalFor serves as a clearinghouse,
providing the opportunity
to share knowledge, ideas and experiences. AppalFor is also functions as a network
to alert individuals of specific threats to sustainable forestry, and may
ultimately function as a vehicle to support cooperative responses to issues
Features of AppalFor include:
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