Trees at work: economic accounting for forest ecosystem services in the U.S.South

  title={Trees at work: economic accounting for forest ecosystem services in the U.S.South},
  author={Erin O. Sills and Susan E. Moore and Frederick W. Cubbage and Kelley D. McCarter and Thomas P. Holmes and Delinda Mercer},
Southern forests provide a variety of critical ecosystem services, from purification of water and air to recreational opportunities for millions of people. Because many of these services are public goods with no observable market value, they are not fully accounted for in land use and policy decisions. There have been several efforts to remedy this by estimating the total value of forests in different States, with each effort including different bundles of ecosystem services and using different… CONTINUE READING


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