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The Work and Education of Industrial Foresters in the Pacific Northwest

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Timber operating companies are today employing a high percentage of forestry school graduates. To determine if standard curricula in forestry train men adequately for industrial employment Oregon State College made a study of functions performed by foresters employed by Northwest lumber companies. They conclude that basic forestry is essential, together with training in industrial woods practice.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Head of Department of Forest Management, Oregon State College, Corvallis, Ore. Senior Member, S.A.F., and Currently Chairman, Columbia River Section

Publication date: November 1, 1947

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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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