Experimental Forests as a Gateway Protection of Ecosystem Services Through Sustainable Forest Management

Individuals around the globe are joining the initiative to keep a “green space.” By keeping an area growing with plant life, photosynthesis and all the marvelous components associated help to better the environment through temperature regulation, conversion of carbon dioxide to oxygen, sequestration of carbon, and in some cases, erosion control.

The idea is to not only help offset the carbon foot print we ‘stomp’ on the earth as continuous consumers, but to provide benefits that are reduced as we increasingly impact and change the surrounding landscape. We will feel the unmitigated effects of global climate change as deforestation continues and ‘city trees’ disappear because we are less protected without our living filters…