Theories and processes of planning have undergone susbstantial changes in recent decades, and innovations are occuring in the means by which state and local governments put plans into effect. Managers of public and industrial forests must keep abreast of developments and contribute their knowledge and skills when land-use plans are being made. They should also reappraise the planning on the lands they are directly responsible for Forestry schools do not seen to give students a basic understanding of land-use planning.
Document Type: Journal Article
Staff Director, Forest Resource Planning, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Broomall, Pennsylvania
Publication date: September 1, 1982
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