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Forest Technician School Enrollment and Employment of Graduates, 1978-1979

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A survey located 72 two-year forest technician schools in 27 states during 1978-79. Total enrollment was 3,500 to 4,000, with 1,300 to 1,400 graduates expected in 1979. Of 1978 graduates, 73 percent had found jobs in forest technology by early 1979, and 10 percent had other employment. Industry was the main employer in 1978.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Director, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, School of Forest Technology, Wanakena, New York

Publication date: 1980-02-01

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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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