Planning for Forest Resources and Bio-Diversity Management: Principles, Organisation and Methodologies
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- Author :Kailash Chandra Bebarta
- Year of Publication :2002
- ISBN: :9788170228790
- Language: :English
- Binding: :Hard Bound
- No of Pages: X, 526
- Size: 23 cms
- Categories: Energy, Environmental Science, Forestry
About the Book :
The practice of scientific management was introduced into Indian forestry in the late years of the nineteenth century. Under this, every patch of forest was required to be managed according to a managed according to a management plan which envisages a coordinated and comprehensive strategy for working the forest resources in consonanace with the national forest policy. Preparation of management plan necessitates deep understanding of principles and practices of forestry and methodology required for collection, analysis and interpretation of data from the said patch of forests. Over the time, with the change in objectives of forest management and contours of methodology of preparing management plan have undergone a sea change. The present focus of forestry is on sustainable management of forests resources with indomitable emphasis on conservation of biodiversity. The book gives an in-depth, comprehensive, integrated and illustrated account of principles and methodology of preparing forest management plan for a forest division. It is designed to meet the needs of practicing forester who are required to prepare forester management plan in pursuit of their career. It also aims at helping forestry students, academicians, other government officials, environmentalists, and all those connected with the sustainable management of forest resources to understand principles, methodology and processed that go into making of a forest management plan.
About Author :
Kailash Chandra Bebarta, an IFS, presently works in a senior position in the Forest Department, Chhattisgarh. Getting Master degree in Zoology, he earned Post-Graduate Diploma in forestry and Business Administration. Also, he has been an Associate of Indian forest School, Dehradun, Besides many research papers, Mr. Bebarta has to his credit two books, entitled, Teak: Ecology, Silviculture, Management and Profitability, and Planning for Forest Resources and Biodiversity Management.