A majority of owners of large tracts in the, Shawnee Hills of Illinois were found to be practicing forestry or interested in doing so. Since these owners control much of the forest in the region, they should be given priority in programs for increasing timber production from nonindustrial private forests.
Document Type: Journal Article
Research Assistant in the Department of Forestry, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Publication date: April 1, 1980
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