Condition of Privately Owned Cutover Lands in California
Author: Krueger, Myron E.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 41, Number 9, 1 September 1943 , pp. 659-665(7)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:This article presents the results of an extensive survey of the privately owned cutover forest lands in California made by the author in the summer of 1942. It indicates that cutting practices have improved materially in the last 10 to 20 years in both the redwood region and the pine region, particularly the latter, but that present methods of logging still leave much to be desired. Capable leadership on the part of a few progressive operators, and the increasing employment of foresters in positions of responsibility, promise continued improvement in the situation. State legislation requiring cutting to a diameter limit in the pine region and the leaving of seed trees in the redwood region is recommended as the only means of assuring that all cutover areas will have a vegetative cover consisting primarily of tree species. Further study by the lumber industry of the possibilities of selective logging is urged, as is also a large-scale intensive study of all cutover lands in the state, both public and private.
Document Type: Journal article
Publication date: 1943-09-01
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