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The C.C.C. Movement and its Relation to the Clarke-McNary Act

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The development of the Civilian Conservation Corps has led to the official attitude that the fire suppression force thus provided takes the place heretofore occupied by protection men employed with the aid of Clarke-McNary funds. The writer contends that this policy is dangerous. It means that the organized and trained prevention forces are reduced, while Civilian Conservation Corps' effort increases the potential sources of fire risk. It is contended that the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps should lead to a more intensive protection of the forest values created.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Washington Forest Fire Association

Publication date: April 1, 1936

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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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