Sciences, knowledges, and the practice of forestry

@article{Fortmann2009SciencesKA,
  title={Sciences, knowledges, and the practice of forestry},
  author={Louise Fortmann and Heidi L. Ballard},
  journal={European Journal of Forest Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={130},
  pages={467-477}
}
We address the question of how credible knowledge that will contribute to more effective forest policy and management can be produced. We argue that some forest-related knowledge-producing practices of professional scientists and of local people are similar, and given the differences in the knowledge they produce, we explore how they might be used productively together to create better understandings of forests with resulting better forestry practice and policy. Using a case study of… CONTINUE READING

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