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The President Practices Forestry

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For 300 years the Roosevelt family and its predecessors have practiced a simple form of forestry on lands which now compose the Hyde Park Estate. The President has underscored his interest in forestry as a national undertaking by setting an example in the management of his family forests--800 acres of natural growth and 250 acres of plantations. The latest cutting contributed much-needed oak and shipbuilding timbers to the war program.
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Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor of forest utilization, N. Y. State College of Forestry, Syracuse, N. Y., and since 1929 consulting forester to the President of the United States

Publication date: 1943-02-01

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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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