Building a Collaborative Network to Understand Regional Forest Dynamics and Advance Forestry Initiatives in the Caribbean
Grizelle González1,* and Tamara Heartsill Scalley1
1USDA-Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Río Piedras, PR, USA 00926. *Corresponding author.
Caribbean Naturalist, Special Issue No. 1 (2016)
Herein we provide concluding remarks drawn from and inspired by the discussions of the 5 working groups of the 16th Caribbean Foresters Meeting (CFM) about the needs, challenges, and recommendations to advance forestry in the Caribbean region. We also list key considerations and potential future research directions as presented in the various manuscripts contained in this Special Issue.