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Comparative Values of Certain Forest Cover Types in Accumulating and Retaining Snowfall

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Although the forest, generally speaking, has a wide range of values and uses, yet specifically no one type of forest is equally valuable for all purposes, and for a specific purpose. Some one type is usually more valuable than others. These principles Mr. Maule points out most interestingly in his report on the relative snow holding capacities of the several commoner forest types in Connecticut, where, in that region, the primary purpose is water conservation. His findings would seem to be worthy of careful consideration.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: U. S. Forest Service, Laconia, N. H.

Publication date: October 1, 1934

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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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