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Shinrin-Yoku

Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese term for walking around in the woods that literally means “a forest bath” is a beautiful descriptor for what a hike should be—an opportunity to stroll through nature and wash off the stress of everyday life...

heli-mulching

heli-mulching  n.— «Rice straw dropped from a heavy-lift helicopter rained down like snow Monday on fire-blackened forest land north of Oroville in an effort to control erosion. The process, known as “heli-mulching,” is set to continue...

family forest

family forest  n.— «That complexity is why he and other Northeast foresters are increasingly being called on by private landowners to help them manage their wooded acreage, commonly called “family forests.” Many of the owners...

tank trap

tank trap  n.— «A former forester for the Uncompahgre National Forest, Cridler asserted that the forest service installed what is known as “tank traps,” water bar-type structures that are designed for logging roads meant to be...