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Why I Oppose Federal Regulation

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In this article a leading representative of the lumber industry gives in detail his reasons for opposing federal regulation of privately owned forest lands. The most fundamental of these reasons is that such regulation is inconsistent with his political philosophy and in his judgment implies the destruction of our American system of government, which was designed to protect the individual from economic, political, and spiritual monopoly.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Vice-president and treasurer, Potlatch Forests, Inc., Lewiston, Idaho; Associate member, Society of American Foresters

Publication date: July 1, 1944

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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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