CLOSE TO NATURE FORESTRY IS THE BASIS OF SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE CARPATHIAN REGION (EXPERIENCE OF UKRAINE AND SLOVAKIA)
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Keywords

multifunctional forestry, close to nature, sustainable forest management

How to Cite

Krynytsky, G. T., & Chernyavskyy, M. V. (2018). CLOSE TO NATURE FORESTRY IS THE BASIS OF SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE CARPATHIAN REGION (EXPERIENCE OF UKRAINE AND SLOVAKIA). Forestry and Forest Melioration, (126), 52-59. Retrieved from http://forestry-forestmelioration.org.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/178

Abstract

Close to nature forestry is the system of organization and forest management that achieves a continuous recovery and formation of stands, the most similar in structure and genesis to the natural ones. The methodological basis of it is the 8 principles in Ukraine and 10 in Slovakia, which cover the evaluation of the processes of reproduction and the formation of stable natural forests of different ages with continuous forest cover, biodiversity conservation, maintenance of the ecological functions of forests, the increase in the reserve plantations and harvesting of target trees, the greening of the methods of preparation and logging timber. The existing set of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management sertification schemes by FSC and PEFC provides a basis to implement a system to approximate the nature of forestry in both countries, as such, that is most relevant to the nature of the forest and is therefore the most promising from an environmental, economic and social aspects of multifunctional forestry.

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