The Forestry Problem in the United States
Abstract:The forestry problem is not so much a problem of the forests as of the owners and the public toward them. The present unsatisfactory condition of the forests results largely from lack of economic incentive to practice forestry. The author believes that education is the national remedy but that the problem is too complicated to be reduced to any one economic or silvicultural formula. He thinks the remedial measures should represent correlated action by public and private agencies, with the public burden centered ou lands of low productivity and long deferred returns.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Vice.Pres. James D. Lacy & Co., New York
Publication date: October 1, 1930
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- The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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