Forest Fire Protection in the Southern Portion of West Virginia

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Abstract:

The fire protection association here described is an example of a successful coöperative effort between individuals and the state. The protection work in the region discussed has a four-fold support: the association contributes on a one-cent-per-acre basis; the state contributes 25 per cent of its receipts from the sale of fishing and hunting licenses; the county pays suppression costs; and the federal government gives financial aid under the Clarke-McNary law. The state directs and supervises the work but the association keeps in close contact with it through field managers and otherwise shows its interest in adequate protection.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: District Forester, State Game, Fish and Forestry Commission, Bluefield, W. Va.

Publication date: January 1, 1932

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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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