Bannwald, a protected forest, Germany

This is a list of types of formally designated forests, as institutionalized around the world. It is organized in three sublists: by forest ownership, protection status, and designated use.

By ownership

Cairnhead Community Forest, UK
Lake George State Forest, Florida, USA

By protection status

New York State Forest Preserve
Protected landscape area of Kokořínsko, Czech Republic
Wildlife Management Area, West Virginia, USA
Schonwald near Schönwald, Baden-Württemberg

By designated use

Crossett Experimental Forest, Arkansas, USA

See also


  1. ^ Robinson, Lori (April 24, 2015). "Ethiopia's Church Forests". Africa Geographic.
  2. ^ National Park Service, "New Jersey Pinelands: A Special Place" Archived 2012-04-27 at the Wayback Machine Accessed April 30, 2012.
  3. ^ IUCN, "Protected Areas - what are they? why have them?" Archived 2012-04-26 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ a b c ""Experimental Forests & Ranges"". Archived from the original on 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2012-04-29.
  5. ^ "FAO, "Model forests - the concept"". Archived from the original on 2012-04-30. Retrieved 2012-04-29.
  6. ^ International Model Forest Network, "About Model Forests" Archived 2013-12-14 at the Wayback Machine