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A Forester is First a Man

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Abstract:

For a half-century the forestry schools of America have been turning out foresters well trained technically within the patterns of the schools' respective curricula. But is it enough that a forester be a competent technician? Numerous leaders in the profession, especially in education, hold that he must be a well-adjusted man and a citizen before he can be anything else. Hence competence as a member of society and as a citizen is required if his professional career is to be successful.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: School of Forestry, Oregon State College, Corvallis

Publication date: 1952-09-01

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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 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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