Natural Areas: Needs, Concepts, and Criteria
Abstract:An adequate, representative natural area system is essential for continued progress in scientific forestry as well as in other fields of biological research. Some specific examples showing the relevance of natural areas to resource management and science in general are provided in this article. Suggestions as to the kind of areas needed and criteria foresters can use in determining suitability of specific areas are included.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Mycologist, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Expt. Sta., U.S. Forest Service, Corvallis, Ore.
Publication date: June 1, 1968
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