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Planning a Forestry Program for the State of Washington

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In December, 1941, Gov. Langlie of Washington appointed a Forest Advisory Committee to prepare a comprehensive forestry program for the state. The recommendations of that committee with respect to the major problems of forest practice, forest protection, and administrative organization are summarized in this article. Central among them is the proposal to establish a new State Forestry Board of ten members, six of whom would be appointed by the Governor for steggored terms, which would have complete authority over all forestry matters in the state.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor of Forest Management, College of Forestry, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., Chairman, Forest Advisory Committee

Publication date: May 1, 1943

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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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