Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The science or work of cultivating, maintaining, and developing forests.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of forming or of cultivating forests, or of managing growing timber.
  • noun Forestage; the privileges of a royal forest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of forming or of cultivating forests; the management of growing timber.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The science of planting and growing trees in forests.
  • noun The art and practice of planting and growing trees in forests.
  • noun The art and practice of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes.
  • noun Commercial tree farming.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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Examples

  • We must not forget that the export trade in forestry is what has kept the industry alive and without the export trade it will be difficult to get government to. put the money into our forests.

    Are We Using Canada's Wealth Aright?

  • It's like talking about my sexual attraction to trees; it doesn't exist; forestry is an asexual topic to me.

    Kicking The Dog

  • But it also envisions renewed efficiency efforts, improved regional planning to reduce sprawl, more installation of distributed solar power on rooftops, changes in forestry and water-distribution practices, and so on.

    The California Experiment

  • Tropical forestry is dominated by big companies close to some of the most corrupt governments on earth, who treat people like dirt after promising them "development" in return for cutting the trees down.

    Massive corruption undermines forest protection plan

  • There's a common perception among development groups that forestry is best left to environment groups, and need not be tackled by people involved in poverty reduction.

    Massive corruption undermines forest protection plan

  • But it also envisions renewed efficiency efforts, improved regional planning to reduce sprawl, more installation of distributed solar power on rooftops, changes in forestry and water-distribution practices, and so on.

    The California Experiment

  • Prior to 1994, Mann Gulch meant the worst disaster in forestry's firefighting history.

    ESCAPE FIRES

  • If all these trends were allowed to continue freely, long-term forestry in Sri Lanka could be in crisis.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • If all these trends were allowed to continue freely, long-term forestry in Sri Lanka could be in crisis.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • He also rejected argument by the National Party's Maans Nel, who said the NP would not support the bill because of a clause providing for existing long-term forestry contracts to be terminated.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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