Report of the Chief of the Forest Service

Report of the Chief of the Forest Service

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... area tabe on page 10, became effective on July 1, 1911, addingl364,480 acres and eliminating 84,969 acres. Further additions and e'minations, amounting to 8pI'0XlIiJ&D8l_Y 619,000 acres and 1,128,000 acres, respectively, are st pendinig. _ _ _ The policy which has governed recommen ations for additions and eliminations, as agreed u on by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior February 7, 1910, and later approved by the President, is as follows: (1) Lands wholly or in part covered with brush or other undergrowth which protects streamflow or checks erosion on the watershed of any stream important to irrigation or to the water supply of any city, town, or community, or open lands_ on which trees may grown, should be retained within the National Forests unless their permanent value under cultivation is greater than thew value as a ' f. protective orest _ _ (2) Lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, or cut-over lands which are more valuable for the production of trees than for agricultural crops, and lands densely stocked with young trees having a prospective value greater than the value of the _lan Epr agricultural purposes, should be retained within the National orests. _ (3) Lands not either wholly or in part covered _wi_th timber or unde rowth, which are located above timber luie withm the Forest bounldiry or in small bodies scattered through the Forest, making elimination impracticable, or limited areas which are necessarily included for a proper administrative boundary line, should be retained within the National Forests. _ _ (4) Lands not wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, except as provided for in the preceding _pa_ragraphs, upon which it is not expected to grow...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236769570
  • 9781236769572