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Alternative Means of Motivating Investment in Private Forestry

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Timber production is one of the goals which private owners and the public have for the nation's forests. Various obstacles prevent different private owners from contributing as much as they might to the timber production goal. A number of policy instruments are available for overcoming these obstacles and these might be applied by various agencies. Success in motivating private forestry will depend on the right policy instruments employed by the right agencies to overcome the real obstacles.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Forest Economics, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Publication date: April 1, 1975

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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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