Items starting with V
A way to classify landscapes according to their visual features. This system is based on the premise that landscapes with the greatest variety or diversity have the greatest potential for scenic value.
Activities designed primarily to promote the health of forest vegetation for multiple-use purposes.
The diversity in a stand that results from the different layers or tiers of vegetation.
The number of individuals of a species sufficient to ensure the long-term existence of the species in natural, self-sustaining populations that are adequately distributed throughout their range.
A part of the landscape important for its scenic quality. It may include a composite of terrain, geologic features, or vegetation
Visual Resource Management (VRM)
A system for evaluating the visual resources of a given area and for determining what degree of protection, rehabilitation, or enhancement is desirable and possible.