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Training Wildland Managers

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Critics of forest education in America have frequently expressed their views in the Journal. Now a forest school dean sets forth his perplexities in trying to devise the best possible curriculum for wildland managers. The all-pervading question is how to pack into four years of study, liberal education for good citizenship and a satisfying life, and at the same time turn out men who can pass civil service examinations and step into responsible public or private professional positions with a minimum of on-the-job training.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Dean, School of Forest, Range, and Wildlife Management Utah State Agricultural College, Logan, Utah. Senior member, S.A.F.

Publication date: 1946-07-01

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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.

    2015 2016 Impact Factor: 1.675 (Rank 20/64 in forestry)

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