Urban Forestry in the Sunshine State
Abstract:The Florida Division of Forestry has, since 1971, developed an urban forestry program in the South. Florida counties and municipalities, in cooperation with the Division, sponsor forestry programs that currently employ 19 urban foresters. Enlightened environmental legislation, rapid growth of cities and a subtropical climate have created innovative forest management.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Urban Forestry Specialist, Florida Division of Forestry, Tallahassee
Publication date: 1981-08-01
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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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