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Perspective: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

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This title is a cliché often thrown around somewhat carelessly and, I fear, sometimes thoughtlessly. What does it mean for you personally, for your employer, or for the forestlands of our nation? With the good intention of ensuring sustainability, we often tiptoe through our harvesting plan, removing only a few years' worth of growth in an overcrowded forest.…

Keywords: environmental management; fire; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; sustainability

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Assistant Director for Forestry USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region, 340 Live Oak Road NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87122, forester1@worldnet.att.net

Publication date: May 1, 2001

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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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