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The Youth Development and Conservation Corps in the State of Washington

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Since 1961 the State of Washington has operated a Youth Development and Conservation Corps similar to the old federal CCC. The YDCC provides work, moderate wages, and instruction in outdoor skills to young men needing employment and vocational training. Various public and private agencies have contributed personnel to assist in presenting a wide variety of subjects in the training program. Accomplishments of the program are given and the possible importance of foresters in such work is mentioned.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: State Parks Forester for the State of Washington, Olympia

Publication date: June 1, 1964

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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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