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State Control of Cutting on Private Forests in Sweden

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The forestry profession for several years has discussed the need for or desirability of governmental control of timber cutting on privately owned forest land, and what form such control might take. It is commonly known that many European countries have rather strict legislation with respect to private forests. While traveling abroad during the summer of 1938, the author observed with much interest the legislation and means of enforcement used in Sweden. The accompanying article describes briefly the legislation and its operation.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Southern Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: January 1, 1940

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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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