Items starting with F
Vegetation with characteristics that increase its resistance to fire, such as thick bark and high-branching habits.
A lowland adjoining a watercourse. At a minimum, the area is subject to a 1% or greater chance of flooding in a given year.
The perceived condition of a forest derived from concerns about such factors as its age, structure, composition, function, vigor, presence of unusual levels of insects or disease, and resilience to disturbance. Individual and cultural viewpoints, land management objectives, spatial and temporal scales, the relative health of the stands that make up the forest, and the appearance of the forest at a point which influences the perception and interpretation of forest health.