Hardbound. The management of rights-of-way by electric and telephone utilities, highway departments, gas pipeline companies, and railroads around the world is guided and constrained by policies and regulations to protect the environment. Companies that manage rights-of-way are required to comply with these regulations, and are seeking the most cost-effective management practices which, at the same time, demonstrate stewardship of the environment. Protection of biodiversity and sustainable development are especially important as national goals in many countries, and rights-of-way managers are seeking practical ways to include public participation in their operations.Mesic forests are generally dominated by Acer saccharum, with Fagus grandifolia , Tsuga canadensis, Ostrya ... three herbicide treatments (foliar application of 2, 4- D + picloram) in 1978, 1981 and 1984, as well as by manual cuts in 1987 and 1990. ... A total of 133 transects were located perpendicular to the right-of-way, with a distance of 50 m between each transect ... species less that 30 cm high ( low herbaceous), and other herbaceous species taller than 30 cm (high herbaceous).
|Title||:||The Sixth International Symposium on Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management|
|Author||:||James Randy Williams|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Science Limited - 1997-01-01|