IUFRO Spotlights

2014-09-24

IUFRO Spotlight #28 – 2014 IUFRO World Congress

A session on American Indian Forestry at the IUFRO World Congress illustrates how tribes have developed a balance among social, economic and environmental issues in terms of their forest management.


For thousands of years, American Indians have been managing the forests in which they live. Today, with trained professionals who are tribal members, their forests are managed with modern tools and methods. But the way in which American Indians manage their forests often differs from the philosophies and methods of non-native forest organizations.

At the IUFRO World Congress this fall in Salt Lake City, USA, a session entitled American Indian Forestry will give American Indians an opportunity to show the rest of the world what the tribes are doing in terms of forest management.

 

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