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Foresters' Views of Interest Group Positions on Forest Policy

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Foresters on five national forests in the Pacific Northwest, when identifying special interest group positions on timber cutting, aligned themselves with commercial vs. recreational-aesthetic interests, viewing the latter as having unjustified expectations. On the issue of opening trails to motor bikes foresters saw a split among recreational interests.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Recreation Research Project Leader, Pacific NW Forest and Range Exp. Sta., U.S. Forest Serv., Seattle, Wash.

Publication date: June 1, 1972

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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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