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Fleischmann Grant Will Fund Resources Center -- A Million Begets a Million After a Long Struggle

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A grant of one million dollars from the Max C. Fleischmann Foundation makes it possible to begin construction of a Renewable Natural Resources Center to provide headquarters and services for a consortium of professional resource societies. The center will be in the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C., on a 35-acre tract where the Society of American Foresters (SAF) and American Fisheries Society are already located. Purpose is to strengthen relationships among the member societies, and enable them, singly and jointly, to improve their contributions to conservation and management of the renewable resources. The idea of the consortium developed gradually over the past dozen years, with SAF taking a leading part. It was advanced materially in the early 1970s when money received from the late Tom Gill, and matched by contributions from SAF members, enabled acquisition of the site.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: August 1, 1980

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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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