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Results of the Soil Conservation Service Program of Planting Trees and Shrubs

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To date, the Soil Conservation Service has planted about 350 million trees on 217,500 acres of land. Much of this area represents poor planting sites and admittedly some mistakes were made in the selection of tree species. Nevertheless, on about 80 thousand acres of the 110 thousand acres examined the survival has been satisfactory.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Soil Conservation Service

Publication date: January 1, 1939

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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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