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Forestry Education in the Philippines

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Forestry education in the Philippines dates only from 1910. Centered at the University of Philippines, its first objective was the training of rangers for the Philippine Bureau of Forestry. At the present time a four-year course is offered, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Forestry. The School of Forestry has graduated 435 men, about two-thirds of whom are employed by the Bureau of Forestry. The original faculty consisted almost entirely of Americans, the present faculty of 16 consists, except for four members, of Filipinos.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: School of Forestry, University of the Philippines

Publication date: April 1, 1933

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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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