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Forestry Aspects of Land Planning in the Tennessee Valley

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The past exploitation of the forests of the Tennessee Valley has not contributed sufficiently to the economic betterment of that region. Forest land planning, as an integral part of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, has for its objective the full development of the forest resource for the benefit of the Vallev's wood-using industries and communities. Since forests occupy over half the area, the opportunity for such planwise utilization is promising. The significance of forestry in the Tennessee Valley, the character of the forest resource, and the possibilities for permanent forest management are included in the forestry division's program as part of the regional program of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Division of Forestry, Tennessee Valley Authority

Publication date: September 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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