Ch. 1. Forested Northern Wetlands of North America / Thomas E. Dahl and Stephen C. Zoltai -- Ch. 2. Status and Trends of Forested Wetlands in the Northern United States / W.E. Frayer -- Ch. 3. Forested Mires as a Renewable Resource -- Toward a Sustainable Forestry Practice / Juhani Paivanen -- Ch. 4. Policy for Conservation of the Functions and Values of Forested Wetlands / Clayton D.A. Rubec -- Ch. 5. A Comparison of Wetland Mapping Using SPOT Satellite Imagery and National Wetland Inventory Data for a Watershed in Northern Michigan / Trae A. Forgette and John A. Shuey -- Ch. 6. Stand Structure, Dynamics, and Diversity of Virgin Forests on Northern Peatlands / Yrjo Norokorpi, Erkki Lahde, Olavi Laiho and Timo Saksa -- Ch. 7. Relationships Between Groundwater Characteristics, Vegetation, and Peatland Type in the Hiawatha National Forest, Michigan / Gregory M. Kudray and Margaret R. Gale.