An economic analysis of the first 6 years of Virginia's Reforestation of Timberlands Program shows the program to be efficient. A benefit-cost ratio of about 3.5 is expected. Rural areas of eastern Virginia will benefit most. The sensitivity of the results to major assumptions is discussed. Landowners, forest industries, and rural laborers are major beneficiaries.
Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.