Lady Forester
This feels like home
AAS, Forest Technology (1981)
BSc, Forest Management (1992)
Master of Science, Forest Inventory (2002)
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Cecilia Polansky
Musings from members of
LAdies Caring for the Environment  (LACE)
Documents, lexicons, ideas, and posters for Africa forestry
TIMBER AND NONTIMBER
FOREST PRODUCT
INVENTORY REPORTS
  • NATURAL RESOURCES
     Data collection, analysis, mapping, salvage
PARTICIPATORY  
FOREST MANAGEMENT  
EXAMPLES
PARTICIPATORY INVENTORY
MANUAL  2006-10
CV - English
I use Excel, Access, Word, and
ArcView software and have
experience in using photo and
satellite imagery in timber and
nontimber forest resource inventory,
in particular using community input.
Links to Topics in
Dry Africa Forestry
WHERE ARE THE PITSAWYER'S
SHOES in this Central Benin Forest?
The Quiz on African Pitsawyers
WHAT TYPE OF FOREST IS IN
THE BACKGROUND?
The Quiz on Miombo Woodlands
WHAT'S WRONG WITH
THIS PICTURE ?
Your comments
Waste of Valuable
Hardwoods in Guinea
and elsewhere
EXTENSION
POSTERS
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MAPPING AND INVENTORY AIDS
(INCLUDING SPECIES LEXICONS)
Click for link to Inventory Manual
Click for link to mgmt plans
Questions
Can you name the tree that produces the blossom
shown in  the corners?   (Hint: the common name
includes something you'd put on your pizza.)
Colleagues
and links
Click for links to smaller NGOs in NRM
Click for link to Inventory reports
Click for link to tools page
Click for link to posters page
CV - Français
Once, during an interview for a job in Africa, I was asked how I
thought I would do in the position, given that I had 3 strikes against
me:  Being a woman, being an American, and being non -Muslim.     
-  Priscilla
Version française de cette page - cliquez
POLOTIX
Click on the photo
HT article: women in science
How many mosquitos does it take to ruin the
good night's sleep of a 120-kg logger?
Getting better
all the time - or
is it just bigger?
(In Progress)
HOW MANY SACKS OF
CHARCOAL DO YOU SEE?
Latest favorite Music
BIG MONEY West Africa's
economically important
Charcoal market chain
All docs and materials below  prepared or edited  by Lady Forester
How is Africa?
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