Law Enforcement Sources for Wildlands
Abstract:Wildland managers, in addition to protecting the lands they manage from fire, insects, and diseases, must now protect them from people. Theft of forest products and vandalism have become significant problems. Land managers have three options when selecting a source of law enforcement: relying on existing law enforcement agencies, contracting for enforcement services, or hiring personnel.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Special Agent with the USDA Forest Service, Willamette National Forest, Eugene, Oregon 97440
Publication date: December 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.
2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry
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