What does forestry mean?

Definitions for forestry
ˈfɔr ə stri, ˈfɒr-forestry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forestry(noun)

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


  1. forestry(Noun)

    The science of planting and growing trees in forests.

  2. forestry(Noun)

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

  3. forestry(Noun)

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

  4. forestry(Noun)

    Commercial tree farming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forestry(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [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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How to say forestry in sign language?

  1. forestry


  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. John McManus:

    I can't help but use the phrase overused for forestry ... they've paved paradise.

  2. Carson Block:

    We have tried to find ownership of these forestry assets and have been unable to do so.

  3. 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.

  4. Jose Osvaldo Millanao:

    Before, we had many water resources and natural spaces that were the center of our cultural lifeblood, our food, our spirituality and our strength, and today, the big forestry companies have destroyed it.

  5. Claudio Semini:

    There's a lot of markets that have a bigger potential. Other markets are, for example; construction, or the forestry industry, but there's also maintenance, remote inspection - there's a various range of applications where these high mobility vehicles will be applied in the future.

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