Module 3: Thinning for Value

Suggested Readings


Robertson, Ronald G. and Young, Robert W., Shelterwood Harvesting Manual, NS Dept of Lands & Forests, 1989, Amherst, NS

Robertson, Ronald G. and Young, Robert W., Hardwood Thinning Manual, NS Dept of Natural Resources, 1991, Amherst, NS

Robertson, Ronald G. and Young, Robert W., Merchantable Thinning Manual, NS Dept of Lands & Forests, 1990, Amherst, NS

Nova Scotia's Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations. 2001. A brochure describing what's required when harvesting trees in Nova Scotia. Information Circular WDL-7.

Selling Standing Timber: Here are Some Tips. 1999. A 4 page brochure describing how to hire a forestry contractor. Information Leaflet DNR-3


Anderson, H.W. and Rice, J.A. 1993. A Tree Marking Guide for the Tolerant Hardwoods Working Group in Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

Rodiek, Jon E. and Bolen, Eric G., Wildlife and Habitats in Managed Landscapes, Island Press, 1991, Washington, DC.

Davis, Mary B. and Davis, John., Eastern Old Growth Forests, Island Press, 1994, Washington DC.

Harrison, Girvan, 2000. Out Roddie's Way. Lessons on Matters Pertaining to the Forest. Earthwood Editions. Gagetown, New Brunswick.

Gershuny, Grace and Smillie, Joseph, Soul of the Soil, agAccess, 1995, Davis California.

Maser, Chris, Sustainable Forestry, St. Lucie Press, 1994, Delray Beach, Florida.

Perkey, A. W., Wilkins, B.L.. and H. Clay Smith. 1993. Crop Tree Management in Eastern Hardwoods. USDA Forest Service. Morgantown. WV, NA-TP-19-93

The Forest Professional: Guidelines for the Stewards of tomorrow's forests (Third Edition): Describing practical techniques and procedures for good forest operations. Province of Nova Scotia, 2001. ISBN 0-88871-691-5