• WordNet 3.6
    • n forestry the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n forestry The art of forming or of cultivating forests, or of managing growing timber.
    • n forestry Forestage; the privileges of a royal forest.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Forestry the art of cultivating forests
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. forest (Fr. forêt)—Low L. forestis (silva), the outside wood, as opposed to the parcus (park) or walled-in wood—L. foris, out of doors.


In literature:

The present alternative of Forestry for hillsides is often impossible because the yields are too meagre.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Forestry, division of, established, VI.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The famous convent is now a Government School of Forestry.
"The Story of Eclipses" by George Chambers
When I finished eating, I made my first after-dinner speech; it was also my first attempt to make a forestry address.
"Wild Life on the Rockies" by Enos A. Mills
Janey, investigating the forestry, finally discovered a bush with slender red twigs.
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
But, as he sat late that night working on his forestry calculations, the roadway of his dreams fell away from under him.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Forestry and its foes, 229.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Upon this particular point, forestry to-day denies the influence of woodlands upon moisture.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
And the young man from the School of Forestry, who is to be my assistant, is coming by the same train.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald

In news:

Forestry & Wildlife Festival This Weekend.
The 22nd Annual Clarke County Forestry & Wildlife Festival, a tribute to forestry , abundant wildlife and natural beauty of the county, is this weekend at Archusa Water Park in Quitman.
Forestry says Burn Ban will end Oct 1.
Forestry grant would allow Gladstone to identify its trees.
Greening of Detroit expands beyond urban forestry .
Saturday the City of Quitman will be hosting their annual Forestry and Wildlife Festival, but before the fun gets started Saturday, some heavy political hitters took center stage Friday.
Forestry Expo In Full Swing .
Ceara Sturgis and her partner, Emily, found the perfect venue for their commitment ceremony: Masonic Hall at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.
The Bisland Gin 's new home is the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, Miss.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Division will continue to keep the Pillager gravel pit in Cass County closed to unauthorized shooting and target practice.
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Tom Imeson will head forestry board.
The Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival will be held Sept 20-21 on the grounds of the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.
State forestry workers say arson caused a 150 acre forest fire that burned.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry is sending both manpower and equipment to help put out those wildfires.

In science:

Today, forestry science is probably the best developed scientific d iscipline concerning sustainability concepts [117].
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
Cov (yST ) ∼ N (E (tr Cov (yST )) , Var (tr Cov (yST ))) 2 In forestry terminology, ‘Basal area’ is the area of a plant perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground.
Optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling: Stochastic matrix optimisation
In forestry terminology, ’Basal area’ is the area of a plant perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground.
Multivariate stratified sampling by stochastic multiobjective optimisation
In forestry terminology, ’Basal area’ is the area of a plant perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground.
A modified Pr\'ekopa's approach in optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling
The reference books [13, 27, 32] provide a good presentation of the model and of its applications in epidemiology, forestry, or image synthesis.
Fine Gaussian fluctuations on the Poisson space II: rescaled kernels, marked processes and geometric U-statistics