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Bent Creek Experimental Forest

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Asheville, NC

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Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Reviews from across the web

Southern Research Station - USDA Forest Service Research
conducted by scientists at Bent Creek Experimental Forest includes erosion control, fire, insects, diseases, timber production, forest degradation, forest ecology, forest classification, natural disturbance, acorn and forest fruit production, water quality, wildlife ecology and recreation. Some of o...

Mountain Biking the Bent Creek Experimental Forest, Asheville, North Carolina
Also not to be forgoten is the research itself. This country's National Forests are managed for the widest variety of uses for as many different users as possible. While Bent Creek has long been established as a mountain biking destination for locals and visitors to WNC alike, it has been around muc...

Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Asheville - Reviews of Bent Creek Experimental Forest - TripAdvisor
The Bent Creek Experimental Forest is the oldest federal experimental forest east of the Mississippi river. It located within the Pisgah National forest and is comprised of over 6,000 acres. It is home to Lake Powhatan Recreational Area and the North Carolina Arboretum. The Blue Ridge Parkway border...

History of early settlement and land use on the Bent Creek Experimental Forest Buncombe County, NC
The Bent Creek Experimental Forest is composed of an area of 6,302 acres, exclusive of the interior holdings; of this amount, a total of 1,472 acres, or 23.3 percent, has been cleared and put under cultivation at some period in the past. The clearing of land for cultivation dates back to shortly bef...

GORP - Asheville Outdoors - Into the Heart of the Blue Ridge
Asheville is home to a number of quality bike shops; if you're in the mood for a quick single-track fix after work, stop by Liberty Bicycles for a map of Bent Creek Experimental Forest, a local favorite. For a longer ride, the Pisgah National Forest lies just beyond Bent Creek's boundaries and boast...

Managing Bent Creek Experimental Forest Using NED — Forest Encyclopedia Network
At this point we have created the goal hierarchy and designed alternative courses of action. For each alternative, we simulated its implementation and forecast the resultant forest ecosystem at the end of a 40-year period. We then evaluated each alternative by determining whether the desired future ...

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