In 1935 Region 5 of the Forest Service began the preparation of a recreational management plan. In the following paper the authors describe the various steps involved and methods used in making such a plan. Although forest areas have long been used for recreational purposes, the technique of recreational surveying is a recent development to which the Forest Service has made a significant contribution.
Document Type: Journal Article
U. S. Forest Service
Publication date: August 1, 1937
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