Objectives in Handling Federal Forest Lands
Abstract:National forests should be considered primarily as lands, and their use for growing forests not necessarily more important than other possible uses. In some instances forestry may not even have a place. All public benefits must be considered, and their most economical attainment is superior to management for greatest direct financial returns. Being publicly owned they must be handled for the benefit of the people.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Assistant Regional Forester, Missoula, Montana
Publication date: 1933-01-01
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