Description and definition
... and Definition Definition a. Silviculture is “the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, and quality of forest vegetation for the full range of forest resource objectives” (BC Ministry of Forests, 1999).
b. Biodiversity or biological diversity is the “full range of variety and variability within and among living organisms and the ecological complexes in which they occur, and encompasses ecosystem or community diversity, species diversity, and genetic diversity" (US Congressional Biodiversity Act, HR1268 ,1990, cited by D.B. Jensen, M. Torn, and J. Harte, "In Our Own Hands: A Strategy for Conserving Biological Diversity in California," 1990).
c. Watershed Management is ...