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Urban Forestry Education in North America

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Abstract:

A survey done in 1975 by the Society of American Foresters Urban Forestry Working Group and the International Shade Tree Conference Urban Forestry Committee indicated that 29 four-year and graduate North American schools offering forestry instruction provide urban forestry-oriented education. Four other schools plan to start new urban forestry programs. Explanatory notes, course outlines, and curriculum guides submitted by respondents are available for information exchange with urban forestry instructors, inquiring students, and agencies employing urban foresters.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Urban Forestry Chief, Alabama Forestry Commission, Montgomery

Publication date: 1975-12-01

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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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