Open Journal of Forestry

Open Journal of Forestry

ISSN Print: 2163-0429
ISSN Online: 2163-0437

Call For Papers


Special Issue on

Forest Management and Sustainable Development


Sustainable forest management, also known as sustainable forestry, is the practice of regulating forest resources to meet the needs of society and industry while preserving the forest's health. Therefore, sustainable forest management is always looking to strike a balance between the demand for the forest's natural resources and the vitality of the forest. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in the area of forest management and sustainable development.


In this special issue, we invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles that explore forest management and sustainable development. In this special issue, potential topics include, but are not limited to:


  • Restoration & planted forests
  • Reduced impact logging
  • Forestry plans
  • Forest fire management
  • Forest law enforcement
  • Plant diseases and insect pests
  • Biodiversity & transboundary conservation
  • Sustainable use of forests
  • Benefits of sustainable forest management


Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


Please kindly notice that the Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue - Forest Management and Sustainable Development” should be chosen during your submission.


According to the following timetable:



Submission Deadline

November 30th, 2017

Publication Date

 December 2017


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