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Resource Use in an Urban State--Changing Priorities

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Abstract:

In the more densely populated sections of the country as in the Northeast, the work performed by foresters has assumed new dimensions extending well beyond the management of forests in the traditional sense into the area of general open-space management, resource allocation and protection and enhancement of amenity and other social values. The following paper describes developments of this nature in one such state, Massachusetts.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Head, Dep. of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

Publication date: 1972-02-01

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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
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