Wikipedia:WikiProject Forestry/History of forestry

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This workpage is intended for use in directing the efforts of WikiProject Forestry towards creating a standalone article base for the prospective History of forestry article.


· Shifting cultivation under stress
·Forestry in the Zhou Dynasty (Chow) (1045 - 256 BCE)
·Forestry in the Qin Dynasty (Chin) (221 - 206 BCE)
·Forestry in the Han Dynasty (206 BCE - 220 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Three Kingdoms (220 - 280 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Jin Dynasty (265 - 420 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Southern and Northern Dynasties (Sung) (420 - 589 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Sui Dynasty (581 - 618 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Liao Dynasty (907 – 1125 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Song Dynasty (960 – 1279 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 A.D.)
·Forestry in the Qing Dynasty (Ch'ing) (1644-1911)
·Forestry in the Republic of China (1912-1949)


Early modern[edit]

Former Academy of Mining and Forestry, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia
See: A History of Russian Forestry and Its Leaders (1988)
  • Naval forestry[1] Absolutely no clue what to call this without it being long-winded, essentially would deal with the aims of forestry being the production of timber suitable for construction of naval ships (loosely tied to Colonial forestry)Minnecologies
Note: some good material on this topic in the book on History of Russian Forestry linked to above; see ch. 2. DASonnenfeld


  • Theodore Salisbury Woolsey, Jr. (1880-1933) - used scientific forestry to help the French address their timber shortages during WWI (which helped them win)



  • Water and Forests My specific love and hopefully one day an area of expertise. Minnecologies (talk)


Forestry law[edit]

Hong Kong

Forestry agencies[edit]

Forestry organizations[edit]

Forestry education[edit]

See: A History of Russian Forestry and Its Leaders (1988)

Forestry as a profession[edit]

Forestry research[edit]

Forest advocacy[edit]

  • History of forest advocacy - tricky nuance here, between <<forest>> advocacy and <<forestry>> advocacy; come to think of it, can't think of much forestry advocacy at all beyond forestry professional organizations -- DASonnenfeld (talk)

Forestry confererences[edit]

Science and Technology[edit]

  • History of silviculture Although there's definitely a difference between forestry and silviculture, I say we wait off on creating this article until after the two articles themselves evolve Minnecologies




  1. ^ Albion, Robert Greenhalgh (1926). Forests and Sea Power: the Timber Problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862. US Naval Institute Press. ISBN 9781557500212. 
  2. ^ Fernow, B.E. (1 February 1918). "Forestry and the War". Journal of Forestry. Society of American Foresters. 16 (2): 149–154. 
  3. ^ Whitford, N.H. (1 May 1918). "Tropical Forests and the War". Journal of Forestry. Society of American Foresters. 16 (5): 507–522. 

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