[ noun ] (botany) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
Used in print(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
A stream which has all_of its watershed within a national forest or other lands under good conservation practices is less likely to be affected by pollution than one passing_through unrestricted logging or past an industrial area .
Other natural features which can be of high interest are the forests , canyons , mountains , deserts , seacoast , beaches , sand_dunes , waterfalls , springs , etcetera with which the area is blessed .
For_instance , a site adjoining other publicly owned lands , such as a national forest or a public road , may be desirable , whereas a site next to an industrial plant might_not .(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
Under this program , property sales specialists in the Small_Business_Administration regional offices help small business_concerns to locate Federal property for_sale and insure that small firms have the opportunity to bid competitively for surplus personal and real_property and certain natural_resources , including timber from the national forests .(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
And_then the Amen_corner took_hold , re-enacting a form of group_participation in worship that stemmed from years before the Greek_chorus , spreading down through the African forest , overseas to the West_Indies , and then here in Alabama .
[ noun ] (ecology) land that is covered with trees and shrubs
Used in print(Sports Age, 24:9...)
The U._S._Forest_Service cares for hundreds of thousands of campers in its 149 National Forests and is increasing its facilities steadily .(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
He is driven back by his yearning to the wintry homeland of his fathers in the forest of Tiveden '' .
[ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 817
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4727