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Commentary on Performance: Forester in the Woodbasket

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Foresters of the South have contributed to great technological achievements, but many believe the professional rewards have not reflected their role in these achievements. The lag in salaries and promotions and the generally low level of forestry leadership in the important conservation issues of the day are believed to be related to corporate employment practices which tend to discourage recruitment of the best high school students into the professional schools.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor of Forestry, North Carolina State Univ. at Raleigh

Publication date: February 1, 1971

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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.
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