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Costs of Environmental Constraints on Timber Harvesting and Regeneration

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A Method for measuring the cost of aesthetic and environmental constrains on timber harvesting and regeneration has been developed and empirically quantified for two western national forests. Between Earth Day (1969) and 1973, these constraints increased costs of timber production by 14 and 26 percent on the two forests.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor of Forest Economics, Department of Forestry and Outdoor Recreation, Utah State University, Logan

Publication date: November 1, 1976

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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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