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Forest resources of Puerto Rico, 1990

Forest resources of Puerto Rico, 1990

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station in Asheville, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest surveys -- Puerto Rico,
  • Timber -- Puerto Rico -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter A. Franco, Peter L. Weaver, and Susan Eggen-McIntosh.
    SeriesResource bulletin SRS -- 22.
    ContributionsWeaver, Peter L., Eggen-McIntosh, Susan., United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationi, 45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17741426M
    OCLC/WorldCa39540357

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    Puerto Rico is home some of the most diverse land and marine ecosystems in the United States. Yet, less than 10 percent of its lands are set aside for conservation. As a leader in fish and wildlife conservation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is helping to protect Puerto Rico’s natural beauty, unique ecosystems, and imperiled wildlife. The island of Puerto Rico contains a beautiful rain forest, protected by the government and open to the public in the borders of El Yunque National Forest. It is not difficult to get to, typically reached by a three-hour flight from Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico, followed by a .

    The Puerto Rico Rain Forest. El Yunque is the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest System. , visitors a year enjoy the beauty of acre forest, and hundreds of species rely on this ecosystem, including 23 unique species of trees that are found nowhere else on earth, and the iconic Puerto Rican parrot, also unique to El Yunque. "Que Pasa" online magazine is the official tourism information magazine of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. It contains all of the current information on what to see and do in PR and each issue encompasses 2 months.


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Forest Resources of Puerto Rico, Peter A. France, Peter L. Weaver, and Susan Eggen-McIntosh Introduction Inthe Southern Forest Experiment Station, Forest Inventory and Analysis Research Work Unit (SOFIA), in cooperation with the International Institute of Tropical Forestry, established a forest survey of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Get this from a library. Forest resources of Puerto Rico, [Peter A Franco; Peter L Weaver; Susan Eggen-McIntosh; United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station.]. Inanother forest survey was conducted in the commercial region of Puerto Rico. This publication describes the results of that survey and changes that occurred within the region between and The forests of Puerto Rico were previously classified Forest resources of Puerto Rico to the Life Zone system (Ewe1 and WhitmoreHoldridge ).

@article{osti_, title = {Forest resources of Puerto Rico, Forest Service Resource Bulletin}, author = {Franco, P A and Weaver, P L and Eggen-McIntosh, S}, abstractNote = {The prinicipal findings of the second forest survey of Puerto Rico () and changes that have occurred since the survey was established in are presented.

The forest inventory. Source: Resour. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 45 p. The principal findings of the second forest survey of Puerto Rico () and changes that have occurred since the survey was established in are by: The subtropical dry forests of Puerto Rico are found mainly on the island’s southwest coast in the rain shadow of the central mountain system.

Studies of the ha Guánica Forest have provided basic information on ecology and management by: multiple use management of the Nation’s forest resources for sustained yields of wood, water, forage, wildlife, and recreation. at various Puerto Rican and U.S.

colleges and universities. The field trips in many 79 Subtropical Forest Life Zones of Puerto Rico 83 The Subtropical Dry Forest 94 The Subtropical Moist Forest. Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Commonwealth of Puerto Rico i Puerto Rico Forest Action Plan, Puerto Rico Forest Action Plan III.

PUERTO RICO STATE-WIDE STRATEGIES FOR FOREST forest inventories in, and (Brandeis and Turner ) Adapted with permission. File Size: 6MB. El Yunque National Forest Notes [ edit ] ^ Note on the area: As of Augustthe Government of Puerto Rico is engaged in an ongoing plan of land purchase for the purpose of increasing its inventory of state forest land area.

Books shelved as puerto-rico: When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago, Conquistadora by Esmeralda Santiago, The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson, My. About Puerto Rico; Culture and Life Puerto Rico's Forest Locations. Bosque Nacional del Caribe - El Yunque. Did You Know. Fort San Cristobal was the largest citadel built by the Spanish in the New World.

About Puerto Rico. History Geography Economy Government. Culture and Life. Culture People Puerto Rican Recipes Moving to Puerto Rico. Dwarf forest. The Dwarf forest ecosystem is located at around 3, feet ( m) and composes the smallest sub-region in El Yunque.

The forest is characterized by the variation of vegetation that is only found in Puerto Rico. The vegetation shows stunted growth in which the diameter of the trunk is widened and the number of leaves on the branches is lower than on: Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico, officially Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Spanish Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, self-governing island commonwealth of the West Indies, associated with the United easternmost island of the Greater Antilles chain, it lies approximately 50 miles (80 km) east of the Dominican Republic, 40 miles (65 km) west of the Virgin Islands, and 1, miles.

Puerto Rico’s Forests,published by the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program of the U.S. Forest Service, is a valuable resource for managers of the island’s forests. The FIA program has included Puerto Rico in its federally mandated inventories of our. Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico - History: The following discussion focuses on Puerto Rican history from the time of European settlement.

For treatment of the island in its regional context, see Latin America, history of, and West Indies, history of. The first inhabitants of Puerto Rico were hunter-gatherers who reached the island more than 1, years before the arrival of the Spanish.

Change in Forest Cover: Between andPuerto Rico lost an average of 13, ha or % per year. In total, between andPuerto Rico gained % of its forest cover, or aroundha. Puerto Rico's forests contain 28 million metric tons of carbon in living forest biomass.

El Yunque National Rainforest is one of Puerto Rico’s and the Caribbean’s most precious natural resources a thick emerald green forest cover acres with peaks that rise up to ft.

El Yunque is the most visited attraction on the island and part of the US National Forest. Most tourists. Discover the best Puerto Rico Travel Guides in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Humacao Municipality ( km 2) is located along the east coast of Puerto Rico (18°09′09″N, 65°49′40″W) ().Elevations range from 0 to about m above sea level.

Approximately half of the area consists of recent deep alluvial or beach deposits at the lowest elevations, one-fifth of the area consists of rocks of volcanic origin on the northwest, and the Cited by: Exploring the rain forest of Puerto Rico.

By Lisa Johnson Vargas Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School Genre: Non Fiction Publisher: Editorial Cordillera, Inc. Find this book in a library near you, using. Puerto Rico is a large Caribbean island of roughly 3, square miles located in the West Indies. It’s the easternmost island of the Greater Antilles chain.U.S.

District Court, Puerto Rico - includes rules, forms, bar admission, the Pro Se Litigant Guidebook and other court information. PARLIAMENT: Legislative Assembly, consisting of the Senado / Senate.

(external link) and House / Cámara de Representantes. (external link) Puerto Rico Legislative Assembly Office of Legislative Services.wood properties at the Tropical Forest Research Center in Rio Pie&as, Puerto the prin-cipal saw-log species of Puerto Rico, 56 were in-cluded in the tests, along with plantation-grown teak, eucalyptus, and casuarina.

Forest-grown Honduras mahogany from Mexico, also planted extensively on the island, was included for com-parison.