Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
November 2007

Improved Forest Management

Improved Forest Management

Chapter in "Voluntary Carbon Standard: Agriculture, Forestry, and Land Use Guidance." Activities related to improved forest management are those implemented on forests remaining as forests. Various forest management activities can be changed that could increase carbon stocks or reduce greenhouse gase emissions, but only a subset of these activities make a measureable difference to the long-term increase in greenhouse gas benefits compared to business-as-usual practices.