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2 edition of Forestry in British Guiana found in the catalog.

Forestry in British Guiana

L. S. Hohenkerk

Forestry in British Guiana

statement prepared for the British Empire Forestry Conference, London, July 1920.

by L. S. Hohenkerk

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Published by printed by His Majesty"s Stationery Office in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Guyana.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBritish Empire Forestry Conference (1920 : London, England)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18530564M

    The Guyana Story is a collection of short essays which attempt to relate the story of the Guyanese people in a generally chronological order. It is obvious that not all the details of the periods described are included, but the aim of the author is to build an awareness among young Guyanese in particular, of the rich heritage of the people of. 30 Oct - Explore rubyishak's board "British Guiana Pictures", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about British guiana, Pictures and British pins.

    In , Joseph A. Luckhoo and other prominent Indians in British Guiana wrote: “We would then have hundreds of prosperous villages and thousands of square miles of flourishing crops springing up from the fertile soil of the Colony, and by the exploitation of the Gold, Diamond, Aluminum (bauxite ore) and other mineral and forest wealth of British Guiana, the three-century-old dream of Sir Walter Raleigh . In , the administration Essequibo-Demerara and Berbice was combined, and the united colony became known as British Guiana. Economy and politics. The economy of British Guiana was completely based on sugarcane production until the s, when falling cane sugar prices stimulated a shift toward rice farming, mining and l: Georgetown.

      The Remarkable Story of the World’s Rarest Stamp The rarely seen, one-of-a-kind British Guiana One-Cent Magenta, which recently sold for a whopping $ million, gets its public debutMissing: Forestry. Some of the Botanical Wonders of Guyana By Dmitri Allicock With over its 80% unspoiled rainforest, Guyana is a hothouse of interest at every turn to botanist. To each region, distinct plant associations are found according to the differences of soil and its Size: 1MB.


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Forestry in British Guiana by L. S. Hohenkerk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Page 88 - Didi" is said by the Indians to be a short, thick set, and powerful wild man, whose body is covered with hair, and who lives in the forest.

A belief in the existence of this fabulous creature is universal over the whole of British, Venezuelan and Brazilian Guiana. The Forest British Guiana is famous chiefly for greenheart, but that species extends hardly at all into the north-western district. The farthest known "reef" of greenheart is some miles south of the Barama River.

In the north-western district Government surveys show for a square-mile. Conditions in Dutch Guiana and British Guiana were somewhat better, based on the production and export of forest and agricultural products.

British Guiana became independent inDutch Guiana in French Guyana is an overseas department of France. British Guiana, Collection: Caribbean Forestry in British Guiana book statistics from the British Empire, Volumes British Guiana, The Guianas were first settled by the Surinen people of the Americas, followed by Amerindian tribes.

Forestry in Guyana. likes. Educational page about forestry in Guyana inclusive of biodiversity, forest managment and other related ssues5/5. A transcription of a text published in British Guiana in listing individuals together with their occupations and some details of their accomplishments.

This directory must have been very useful at the time of its original publication, but after nearly 70 years is of little if any practical commercial value.5/5(3). Inwhen the National Forest Service known as the British Guiana Forest Department was established, the pattern of timber exploitation and utilisation was well-entrenched.

Greenheart hewn squares, piles and large sawn baulks were exported in response to orders for specific sizes and lengths.

Thus, the forest operations were highly selective. British Guiana Colonists Index "H" Home A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z. This index of 18th and 19th century residents of the colonies of Berbice.

Old books may also contain reference to your family. The book “Twenty Five Year in British Guiana” written by Henry Kirke was very helpful to me in getting a better image of the times. Henry Kirke wrote extensively on his life and travels around British Guiana.

[U.S. Intervention in British Guiana: A Cold War Story] makes an important contribution to the historical scholarship on British Guiana's (Guyana) struggle for independence. It should appeal to college students, scholars, government officials and others with an interest in Guyana and the Cold WarCited by: Audio Books & Poetry Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Crônicas de um andarilho.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "British Guiana; or, Work and wanderings among the Creoles and coolies, Missing: Forestry. ☯ Full Synopsis: "A transcription of a text published in British Guiana in listing individuals together with their occupations and some details of their accomplishments.

This directory must have been very useful at the time of its original publication, but after nearly 70 years is of little if any practical commercial g: Forestry.

million (39%) hectares are classified as primary forest; the rest are other naturally regenerated forests. Guyana’s forests form part of the wider Guiana Shield Rainforest that also covers Suriname, French Guiana, Venezuela and Brazil and is one of the largest expanses of untouched tropical rainforest in.

British Guiana The Royal Commission in British Guiana. Georgetown: The Daily Chronicle Ltd. Interim Report by the Aboriginal Indian Committee (The Green Committee).

Report of the Rupununi Land Tenure Committee. Report of the British Guiana Independence Conference. Brotherston, Gordon. Principal timbers (Forest products of British Guiana) [Fanshawe, D. B] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Principal timbers (Forest products of British Guiana)Author: D. B Fanshawe. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. British Guiana. A Wikipedia article about this author is available.

British Guiana: Administration Reports (partial serial archives) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Additional books from the extended shelves: British Guiana: Annual report of the director of land settlement for the year.

DALTON Henry G. The history of British Guiana - A general description of the colony; a narrative of some of the principal events from the earliest period of its discovery to the present time; together with an account of its climate, geology, staple products and natural history Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London () 2 vols., 8vo.

+ pp + 6 attractive engraved plates and folding. The book takes many looks at the theme of sacrifice, including the sacrifice of the forest — one of the last places not ruined by man and his war.

Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne. A calm, inviting British woodland is the setting for the adventures of Christopher Robin. ‘For me, the Forestry Commission ranks with the NHS and the Houses of Parliament as key to our British way of life.

This wonderful book describes the Commission’s evolution over its first years, but amid the vastly increased need for more trees in Britain, for timber, to help combat climate change and tree diseases the Forestry Commission continues to play an absolutely indispensable.

Forestry Sector Application / Expression of Interest Form Guyana has vast forest resources that cover more than three-quarters of its landmass and contain over 1, different tree varieties. Currently, species are being logged in various forms, with between 12 and 15 of these logged on a commercial scale through a system of concessions.

British settlers moved in, and the British Guiana Mining Company was formed to mine the deposits. Venezuela broke off diplomatic relations with Great Britain in Eventually, an arbitration tribunal in awarded 90% of the disputed territory to British Guiana, while Venezuela only received the mouth of the Orinoco River.We welcome you comments and suggestions on books and articles to add.

"Guyana: Poor Man's Gold Rush," Economist [London],42, Abrams, Ovid S. Metegee: The History and Culture of Guyana. Eldorado Publications, Adamson, Alan H. Sugar Without Slaves: The Political Economy of British Guiana, New Haven: Yale.GET DATA FROM INTERNET RESOURCES: As ofthere are only a handful of internet websites where genealogical data of British Guiana can be found: (1) This site, Guyana, British Guiana Genealogy Society; 2) British Guiana Colonists, and 3) Guyana Colonial Newspapers.

The data on these sites have been voluntarily transcribed and provided free.