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Prairie Forestry From a Prairie Dweller's Viewpoint

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The following article, prepared not by a forester but by a professor of geography, was unsolicited. With one possible exception most foresters familiar with prairie forestry problems would disagree but little with Professor Selke's statements. Whether or not prairie plantations should be grazed to reduce fire hazards is largely a question of opinion and, while most foresters would perhaps not advocate it, the fact remains that this has been and is being done on the Nebraska National Forest.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Dickinson State Teachers College, Dickinson, N. Dak.

Publication date: 1940-07-01

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