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Theodore Roosevelt, Forester

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The year 1958 marks the centennial of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt. The Congress of the United States in 1955 created the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission to prepare for a suitable celebration of the centenary. Since some of the major efforts of Roosevelt's life centered on conservation, it is fitting that much emphasis is being given to a review of his accomplishments by various conservation groups through publications and other suitable expressions. Outstanding was the part he played in moulding a sound national philosophy and launching a nation-wide action program in forestry. By the publication of this article the Journal pays tribute to Theodore Roosevelt's inspired leadership in the field of American forestry.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Librarian, State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Publication date: 1958-06-01

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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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