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Grazing of Forest Lands in Interior British Columbia

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Grazing by livestock is an important use of certain forest types in interior British Columbia. These lands produce palatable and nutritious forage for summer grazing, supplementing the limited amount of spring-fall grassland range. These forests are adapted for multiple use, with grazing fitting well into a pattern which includes watershed maintenance, logging, wildlife, and recreation. The future of forest grazing in the region is complicated by fire protection policies since the best ranges are under sub-climax forest stands which owe their presence to fires.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor of Range Management, School of Forestry, University of Idaho, Moscow

Publication date: December 1, 1950

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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 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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