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The Yankee Forest

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The forests of central and southern New England have been successively shaped by exploitation, abandonment, and natural recovery. Now they are well stocked with mediocre trees, are predominantly in small tracts, and are threatened by heavy cutting for fuelwood and by further subdivision. Under social and economic policies adapted to the region, however, and with foresters contributing new ideas and practices, these stands can become a demonstration of multiple-use management on nonindustrial private holdings.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Director of the Environmental Program, and Sanders Professor of Environmental Studies and Forest Policy, University of Vermont, Bington

Publication date: 1979-09-01

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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