Help: How to Use
We've designed these pages to be easy to navigate... I'll bet that's
what all the web developers say! While there are many ways to get
to the same place, using the control arrows at the bottom of most
pages will link important, complimentary information. Browser navigation
buttons will assist you with standard forward and backward controls,
and the buttons to the left of the screen demonstrate and provide
access to important content themes.
While the navigation tools are conspicuous, don't be afraid to
explore! Recognize that there are two main layers to the
The "Site Home Page" layer gives
you national links and content general to the three regional virtual
The "Oregon", "Alabama",
or "Pennsylvania" virtual tours contain a site-specific
discussion of the Montreal Process criteria and indicators, applied
to a local forest, with a discussion of their related management
General Navigation Rules:
If you become lost, go to a "Main"
or "Home" page to find yourself
Use the button panel on the left of the screen
to visit main themes
Use arrows on the bottoms of pages to scroll
through related pages of information
Use browser buttons to go back and forth
between pages you visit
Use the "Site Map"
if you want
to see how the content is laid out
Images take too long to appear. Sorry, either
the network is running slowly, or you are working on a slow computer.
Best to look for a new computer with a fast connection.
Can't hear audio clips. Make sure your computer
has audio capability (including speakers or headphones). If it does,
then you may need to download the newest version of Quicktime (4.0
Video won't load. Make sure your computer
has video capability (a video card). If it does, then you may need
to download the newest version of Quicktime (4.0 or higher).
Buttons won't work.
At times a computer can
get overwhelmed with complex webpages; use the "Refresh"
button on the browser window to tell your computer what's important.
If the button is still malfunctioning, please report it to the webmaster
We have created the site to look the best using the following computer
hardware settings and software:
Screen resolution: 600 x 800, with thousands of
colors. (640 x 480 will work, but will require more screen scrolling).
To maximize your viewing area, we recommend turning
off the menu peripheral toolbars on your browser.
Navigator, version 3.02 or later, or Microsoft Explorer, version 3.01
Required Browser Plug-ins.
For maximum enjoyment, we recommend the following plug-ins be
Connection Speed. This
is a graphic intensive site. Modem speeds less than 33.6 kbs will
be disappointingly slow.