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Aiding Small-Forest Landowners--A Cooperative Project Establishes New Consulting Foresters at Low Cost

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Two new consulting foresters have become established in the Tennessee Valley as a result of a two-year pilot project developed by the Association of Consulting Foresters and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Supplemental income totalling less than $20,000 aided the consultants. Both ACF and TVA believe this project demonstrates a method for public and private agencies, working together, to encourage foresters in consulting and thus increase professional services to landowners.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife Development Division, Tennessee Valley Authority, Norris, Tenn.

Publication date: 1973-08-01

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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.

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