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Stitching the West Back TogetherConservation of Working Landscapes$
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Susan Charnley, Thomas E. Sheridan, and Gary P. Nabhan

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780226165684

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.001.0001

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Taking a Different Approach

Taking a Different Approach

Forestland Mmanagement in the Redwood Region

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(p.141) 8 Taking a Different Approach
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Stitching the West Back Together
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Mike Jani

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0011

In northern California’s Mendocino County, tensions between longtime residents who worked the timber industry and environmentalists peaked in 1990s. One outcome was the departure of the county’s largest timber owner, whose 228,000 acres were purchased by a family who started Mendocino Redwood Company. In addition to eliminating clear-cutting and harvesting below the growth rate, the company sought annual certification from the Forest Stewardship Council to provide third-party verification that its operating plans are sustainable, respect the usage rights of adjacent landowners and indigenous people, reduce its environmental impact, and maintain the ecological functions and biodiversity of the forest. A U.S. Forest Service-approved habitat conservation plan coupled with a California Department of Fish and Game-approved natural community conservation plan is being developed to provide a holistic approach to species and habitat protection; if successful, it will be the first such plan for industrial timberland in California.

Keywords:   Mendocino Redwood Company, Mendocino County, Forest Stewardship Council, habitat conservation plan, natural community conservation plan, ecological function, industrial timberland

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