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Landowner Interest in Forestry Assistance Programs in East Texas

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Abstract:

Nonindustrial private forest owners in east Texas were sampled and asked to indicate their interest in each of ten assistance programs. Most popular were proposals for requiring loggers to post a performance bond and providing management assistance aimed at nontimber as well as timber products. Least popular were proposals for forming cooperatives and initiating long-term leases. Well-educated business and professional people, who had above average incomes and lived in urban areas away from their properties, were found to be most interested in forestry assistance.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Forest Science, Texas A&M University

Publication date: 1981-04-01

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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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