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forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity

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This property is the largest old-growth redwood forest remaining in single private ownership, owned by the Richardson family for generations.
He attributes his old-growth avocation and, in particular, interest in big trees, as leading to his volunteer association with American Forests in the 1990s and, ultimately, to helping put the National Register of Champion Trees on a more scientific footing.
The statement said the Huu-ay-aht are disappointed in the lack of consultation and full debate on the ban on logging old-growth, as well as the means by which it was brought up and passed in short order.
Durability classification in North America has largely been based on laboratory decay test data or ground contact field performance data on old-growth material (Scheffer and Morrell 1998, US Department of Agriculture Forest Products Laboratory [USDA FPL] 2010).
Unfortunately, when it comes to logging old-growth, Oregon's state government doesn't always live up to the values of its citizens.
Most timber watchers seemed to expect little interest from an industry that has remained--unique among the world's softwood-producing regions--dependent on old-growth trees.
Henry and Quinby present a guide to 38 of the old-growth forests of Ontario, Canada.
PRINCETON - Some of the trees in the old-growth forests in the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation are more than 300 years old, and the forests are the only ones east of the Connecticut River.
Forest Service and the nonprofit Wilderness Society each released its own inventory of old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest and northern California.
Below, Wilcove answers questions related to his work to conserve the native scrub ecosystem in Florida, and to save the northern spotted owl and old-growth forest habitat in the Pacific Northwest.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-12 March 2007-Stora Enso Oyj denies Greenpeace's claims of destroying old-growth forests(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Tourism looks set to be a big beneficiary of Tasmania's new $250 million Community Forest Agreement package, announced by the Commonwealth and Tasmanian governments in May, to increase the state's reserves of old-growth forest.
Consequently, few studies have been undertaken to quantify the composition and structure of Ohio's old-growth forests using a landscape ecosystem perspective.
The newly-elected Coalition Government has committed itself to protecting significant tracts of Tasmania's old-growth forests, particularly in the Tarkine and the Styx Valley.