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A considerable amount of space has been devoted to a consideration of the desirability of establishing minimum instruction in forestry requirements for Junior membership in the Society. This is an important question and before it is finally settled much more space probably will have been devoted to its consideration. In the following paper, by Professor Heiberg, the technical procedures of forestry are divided into three well defined groups, namely: extractive forestry, preservative forestry, and reproductive forestry. The province and objectives of each of these groups is discussed in detail.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: New York State College of Forestry

Publication date: June 1, 1937

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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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