State Forest

A state forest is a forest that is administered or protected by some agency of a sovereign state or U.S. state.

The precise application of the term varies by jurisdiction. For example:

  • In Australia, it refers to forest that is protected by state laws, rather than by the Government of Australia.
  • In New Zealand, it is forest that is controlled by a central government agency.
  • In Poland, state-owned forests are managed by the State Forests agency
  • In the United Kingdom, it refers to any forest (usually plantations) owned and managed by the Forestry Commission.
  • In the United States, it refers to a forest owned by one of the individual states.

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... and early 20th centuries, almost all of Pennsylvania's forests were clear cut, with only a few isolated tracts of virgin forest surviving ... The land that became Snyder Middleswarth Natural Area was purchased by the state in 1902, as part of a larger 14,000 acre (56.66 km) parcel ... governor signed the law creating "Snyder-Middleswarth State Forest Park", making it Pennsylvania's ninth state park ...
Lone Mountain State Forest
... Lone Mountain State Forest is a state forest in Morgan County, Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States ... The forest consists of 3,624 acres (14.67 km2) managed by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture ... makes it one of the 25 most prominent mountains in the state of Tennessee ...
Spencer State Forest
... Spencer State Forest, located in Spencer, Massachusetts, is a 965 acre (391 ha) forest and recreation reserve managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation ... The 92 mile (148 km) Midstate Trail passes through the state forest ...
List Of Forestry Universities And Colleges - Europe - Russia
... Faculty of Forestry, Arkhangelsk State Technical University Forest Faculty, Moscow State Forest University Research Institute of Forest Genetics and Plant Breeding, Voronezh Saint Petersburg ...
List Of National Natural Landmarks In Pennsylvania
... Natural Area 1965 Four miles south of Boalsburg, within Rothrock State Forest Centre Box Huckleberry Site 01967-04-01April 1967 New Bloomfield Perry A ... Part of Tuscarora State Forest ... Cook Forest 01967-11-01November 1967 Clarion Clarion, Forest, Jefferson A 8,500-acre (3,440 ha) state park notable for its spectacular stands of old-growth Eastern White Pine and Eastern ...

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