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Continuing Forestry Education: The Independent Study Option

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Independent study through correspondence instruction can be a valuable component of continuing forest education. Course work is available in almost any field that would interest a forester, including the natural, physical, and social sciences, business administration, quantitative methods, and environmental studies. Credit from most of these courses can be applied to the Continuing Forestry Education Program of the Society of American Foresters.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762

Publication date: May 1, 1983

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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.
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