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Forest Communities in the Third Millennium: Linking Research, Business, and Policy Toward a Sustainable Non-Timber Forest Product Sector

Proceedings of a meeting held October 1-4, 1999 Kenora, Ontario, Canada

Editors: Iain Davidson- Hunt, Taiga Institute / University of Manitoba Luc C. Duchesne, Canadian Forest Service And John C. Zasada, USDA Forest Service

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTIONS 

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Introduction to the Proceedings

Non-timber Forest Products: Local Livelihoods and Integrated Forest Management 
Iain Davidson-Hunt, Taiga Institute/University of Manitoba; Luc C. Duchesne, Canadian Forest Service; and John C. Zasada, USDA Forest Service

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Welcomes from:

Treaty #3 Territory
Lance Sandy, Kenora Area Tribal Chief 13

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National Aboriginal Forestry Association
Harry Bombay, Executive Director
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NON-TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS: ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE

Who, What, and Why: The Products, Their Use, and Issues About Management of Non-timber Forest Products of the United States
 Susan Alexander, USDA Forest Service 
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Non-timber Forest Products and Livelihoods in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
 Marla Emery, USDA Forest Service 
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Northern Homelands, Northern Frontier: Linking Culture and Economic Security in Contemporary Livelihoods in Boreal and Cold Temperate Forest Communities in Northern Canada
 Andrew Chapeskie, Taiga Institute 
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The First Nation Forestry Program in Ontario
 Rick Greet, Canadian Forest Service 
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NON-TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS: BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Intellectual and Ecological Traditional Knowledge: Can it be Sustained Through Natural Products Development? Case Studies from Thailand, Tibet, Ghana, and Guatemala
 Trish Flaster, Botanical Liaisons 
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Non-timber Forest Products and Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge
 Robin Marles, Brandon University 
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"Keeping It Living": Applications and Relevance of Traditional Plant Management in British Columbia to Sustainable Harvesting of Non-timber Forest Products
 Nancy Turner, University of Victoria 
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Changing Resource Management Paradigms, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, and Non-timber Forest Products
 Iain Davidson-Hunt, Taiga Institute/University of Manitoba; and Fikret Berkes, University of Manitoba 
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Selected Non-timber Forest Products from Jilin Province, China
 Yao Ge Huang, Jilin Agricultural University/University of Saskatchewan; Branka Barl, University of Saskatchewan; and Gerald Ivanochko, Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food 
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Ecological and Biological Considerations for Sustainable Management of Non-timber Forest Products in Northern Forests
 Luc C. Duchesne, John C. Zasada, and Iain Davidson-Hunt 
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Lycopodium: Growth Form, Morphology, and Sustainability of a Non-timber Forest Product
 Elizabeth Nauertz and John C. Zasada, USDA Forest Service 
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Recommendations for Sustainable Development of Non-timber Forest Products
 Gina Mohammed, Ontario Forest Research Institute 
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NON-TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING, AND POLICY

The Minnesota Approach to Non-timber Forest Product Marketing: The Balsam Bough Industry and Other Case Examples
 John Krantz, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 
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Certifying the Harvest: Developments in NTFP Certification
 
Patrick Mallet, Falls Brook Environmental Centre 
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The Industry of Wildcrafting, Gathering, and Harvesting of NTFPs: An Insider's Perspective
 Barb Letchworth, Frontier Natural Products Cooperative 
128
Using Aspen for Artist Stretcher Frames: Adding Value Through Quality Service, Direct Marketing, and Careful Material Selection
 Chris Polson, Twin Brooks Stretchers 
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Establishing an Alaskan Birch Syrup Industry: Birch Syrup-It's the Un-Maple
 Marlene Cameron, Cameron Birch Syrup and Confections 
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North American Networking Activities on Non-wood Forest Products by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
 Paul Vantomme, Food and Agriculture Organization, UN 
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CONCLUSION

The Future of the Non-timber Forest Products Industry

 

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