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Some Preliminary Studies Toward the Development of a State Forest Fire Protection Policy

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The mounting cost of forest protection, the conflicting sentiments of local people as to the propriety of keeping out fires, and the realization that state funds should be expended only for the protection of those resources that have state-wide value, have led California's state forester to initiate a survey to determine what areas should be given protection and to what extent. Mr. Sanford, who is making the survey, tells here of the first steps and problems that have already engaged his attention.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forest Technician, State Division of Forestry, Sacramento, Calif.

Publication date: May 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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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