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Opportunities in Park Work

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Recreational activities of the national parks are assuming such proportions as to create a need for technical and administrative specialists for their proper development and handling. The author discusses this need and suggests the training qualifications desirable for future park officer applicants. Mr. Coffman has had many years' experience as an administrator, first in the national forests and then in the national parks. His comments and suggestions have the approval of the Director of the National Park Service. Following Mr. Coffman's article is a brief comment by Mr. Barrett of the Forest Service on similar opportunities in the national forests.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Fire Control Expert, National Park Service

Publication date: February 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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