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Fostering Intensive Forestry on Public Lands--Unanimity is an Essential Ingredient

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Abstract:

Funding of intensive culture of public forest lands is not commensurate with projected timber needs. Prospects for stepped-up efforts are contingent upon gaining broad-based support. Proposals for increasing timber production from public lands through management might be better received if we emphasize intensification on the more productive timber lands at the same time we consider means to foster recreational and other nontimber uses on less productive lands.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Director, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA, Forest Service, Ogden, Ut.

Publication date: 1974-10-01

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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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