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Should Foresters Help Train Leaders in Organized Camping?

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Two decades ago few practicing foresters were willing to admit that "forest recreation" was a part of their professional responsibility. Even now, the presence of increasing hordes of campers, hikers, fishermen, and hunters may be viewed with distaste, too often merited it must be said because of their actions in the forest. It is time, however, to realize that millions more of our people intend to use the woodland trails, and therefore any measures foresters can take to improve the behavior of such people are important.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: New York State College of Forestry

Publication date: January 1, 1942

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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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