What does Forestry mean?

Definitions for Forestry
ˈfɔr ə stri, ˈfɒr-Forest·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forestrynoun

    the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber


  1. forestrynoun

    The science of planting and growing trees in forests.

  2. forestrynoun

    The art and practice of planting and growing trees in forests.

  3. forestrynoun

    The art and practice of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes.

  4. forestrynoun

    Commercial tree farming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forestrynoun

    the art of forming or of cultivating forests; the management of growing timber

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. foresterie.]


  1. Forestry

    Forestry is the science, art, and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human benefit. Forestry is practiced in plantations and natural stands. The main goal of forestry is to create and implement systems that manage forests to provide environmental supplies and services. The challenge of forestry is to create systems that are socially accepted while sustaining the resource and any other resources that might be affected. Silviculture, a related science, involves the regeneration, tending and harvesting of trees and forests at the stand level. Modern forestry generally embraces a broad range of concerns, including ecosystem services by assisting forests to provide timber as raw material for wood products, wildlife habitat, natural water quality management, recreation, landscape and community protection, employment, aesthetically appealing landscapes, biodiversity management, watershed management, erosion control, and preserving forests as 'sinks' for atmospheric carbon dioxide. A practitioner of forestry is known as a forester. The word "forestry" can refer to a forest itself.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Forestry

    The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Forestry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Forestry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Forestry in a Sentence

  1. Eva Muller:

    In the past agriculture was focused on producing food, and forestry was focusing on something else, they were never talking to each other so sometimes their policies ended up being even contradictive, if you're really looking at sustainable development, and this is what everybody wants, we need the forests because they are essential for regulating water flows, storing carbon and preserving soils.

  2. Daniel Hayward:

    A great incentive for communities to contribute to the sustainable management of forests is community forestry or land titles, which provide a degree of tenure security, there is no need for conservation needs and human rights to be kept separate.

  3. Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson:

    Those are renewable products if the forest is grown in a way that it's sustained, what we're really saying with The Restore Fund is : here is a way for us to invest in doing forestry the right way. That supports the planet, it supports returns and it supports communities, these people who work in the forestry industry.

  4. Derek Donkin:

    Forestry plantations are being felled and cleared and avocados planted, there are also areas that were either bush or some grazing that's been planted to avocados.

  5. Stephen Bomar:

    Although the Chinooks have been deployed, the Oregon Department of Forestry is currently at capacity with more than 40 overall aviation assets. We have been utilizing Blackhawk helicopters to assist in firefighting efforts since Governor Brown declared a state of emergency due to heightened wildfire weather conditions on August 19, we now have eight Blackhawks available, six dedicated to Bambi bucket water drop operations, and two available for search and rescue. We also currently have two UH-72 Lakotas assisting officials with fire mapping to keep track of the fires.

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