Forestry in a Great Metropolitan Area
The administrative organization of The Cook County Forest Preserve District, consists of a general superintendent, aided by personnel from the departments of engineering, maintenance, conservation, and forestry. This article is intended to shed some additional light on what constitutes recreational forestry, and the responsibilities of a recreational forester in a metropolitan forest recreation area.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Associate Forester, Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Ill. Member, S.A.F.
Publication date: 1949-01-01
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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.
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