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The Consumer's Stake in the Regulation of Forest Land

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We are again at war. In our concerted effort to bring it to a successful conclusion, let us not forget the need for initiating measures that will maintain and develop our forest resources on an economically practicable basis. Such measures are not incompatible with the immediate requirements of the Nation for forest products. In fact, now more than ever, economic prerequisites are favorable for the practice of forestry. Future consumer needs for wood, both here and abroad, are considered to justify safeguarding the productivity of our forests. The regulation of cutting practices on private lands, therefore, should be instituted.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: U. S. Forest Service

Publication date: May 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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