Question: must be in your own words please afforestation also referred...
MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS PLEASE!
Afforestation (also referred to as silviculture) is the land management practice of planting commercially-valuable trees for later harvesting on land that has been previously cleared and converted for other use for a period of time.
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Do the benefits of silviculture outweigh the ecological and environmental costs?
Note: Answering this may be simplest if you take the perspective of a particular stakeholder; be that of a citizen, a local or state environment or natural resources representative, lumberjack, water management district engineer, conservation biologist, town commissioner, etc.