Forest Fire Insurance in the Pacific Coast States

Author: Shepard, H. B.

Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 33, Number 2, 1 February 1935 , pp. 111-116(6)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Private capital must either be insured against risk or compensated for assuming it. Even with excellent forest protection the risk to private capital in forestry in comparison with probable returns generally remains so great that insurance would aid in interesting the investor in the forest business. Mr. Shepard herewith summarizes some of his findings of his painstaking investigation.--P. A. Herbert.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: U. S. Forest Service

Publication date: February 1, 1935

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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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