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The Forestry Program of Biarritz American University, France

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Following the close of World War II hostilities, the U. S. Army placed in operation a large-scale educational program in the European Theater. Three American universities, established as primary components of this program, were located in Florence, Italy, Shrivenham, England, and Biarritz, France. The author, an Army captain, was stationed at Biarritz as a member of the forestry faculty, and here describes how that department was conducted and the kind of training given the students.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forest Ecologist (Range), Great Basin Research Center (Ephraim, Utah), Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, Ogden, Utah., Junior Member, S.A.F.

Publication date: May 1, 1948

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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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