Professional Profile of Urban Foresters Practicing in the Eastern United States

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Increasingly, urban vegetative resources are being managed by foresters. A survey of 123 urban foresters found that most held degrees in forest management, began their professional careers since 1970, and considered themselves well received by the public they serve. They perform diverse services, primarily in information and education, administration of programs, and planning.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Urban Forester, Florida Commission of Forestry, West Palm Beach

Publication date: April 1, 1978

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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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