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A land region with a high concentration of trees, which is divided into an overstory (canopy or upper tree layer) and an understory of vegetation, which is further divided into a shrub layer, herb layer and, depending on the ecosystem, also a moss layer.


an extensive wood or tract of wooded country.


pertaining to or emanating from the forest.

forest fire injury
forest primrose
forest tsetses
glossinabrevipalpis, G. fusca.

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A: Approximately two-thirds of all forested land in the United States is in parcels of less than 1,000 acres; the vast majority are owned by families.
In the late 1980s, for example, changes in Environmental Protection Agency regulations required New York City to either install a water filtration system for more than $5 billion or conserve and maintain forested watersheds in the Catskills, a more natural solution that would cost less than $1 billion (see "Natural Capital," page 26).
Sprawl is eliminating many of the forested areas migrating songbirds depend on in their journeys to and from their southern wintering grounds.
A: I grew up in Silver City, New Mexico, a forested community adjacent to Gila National Forest.