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Indiana Strip-Mine Plantings

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Reforestation of the spoil piles that follow the open-cut mining of coal in Indiana has been under way since 1926. Many species of trees, both softwoods and hardwoods, have been tried out with results described in this article. Under a plan approved by the Indiana Coal Producers Association in September, 1944, all lands owned by member companies will hereafter be devoted to their highest use.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Director, Division of Forestry and Reclamation, Indiana Coal Producers Association, Terre Haute, Ind.

Publication date: January 1, 1946

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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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