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Los Angeles County Forestry Activities

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With a budget of $657,000 for the work of its forestry and fire warden department and a personnel of 613, including part-time employees, Los Angeles County is conducting more reforestation and forest protection work than any but a few states. The effort is unique in that it concerns chaparral forests more than tree forests and in that water conservation and flood control are the impelling motives. Of particular interest also is the decision of the County Forester to engage in experimental work to determine the methods of reforestation best suited to the unusually adverse site factors. Mr. Cecil's brief outline of the county's forestry and protection activities is particularly timely in view of the field trips planned for visitors to the annual meeting of the Society of American Foresters in December.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Executive Secretary, Conservation Association of Los Angeles County, Calif.

Publication date: December 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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