Report of the Forest Commissioner of the State of Maine Volume 10, PT. 1914

Report of the Forest Commissioner of the State of Maine Volume 10, PT. 1914

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...forever, one thousand dollars, on condition that in consideration of said gift the state shall, once in I8 years, offer five prizes to be called the Jordan Forestry Prizes, as follows: $500.00 1st prize $250.00 2d " ' $125.00 3d " $100.00 4th " $25.00 5th " Said prizes to be offered now by the State for the five best lots of young forest growth in the State and awarded by the State Forest Commissioner subject to the approval of the Governor, January 1st, 1927, and once in I8 years afterward forever, after a careful examination of all lots competing in accordance with the following rules: Rule 1. Eaoh lot shall consistgof one parcel of not less than ten acres in some what regular shape and shall be accurately surveyed and plotted. Rule 2. The majority of said trees shall not be less than ten feet nor more than thirty feet high and not less than ten nor more than thirty years old when the prize is awarded. Rule 3. Said forest may consist of any of the following kinds of trees, but other circumstances and conditions being equal, preference shall be given in the following order: Wlhite Pine, VVhite Oak, Hickory, Chestnut, Hacmatack, White Ash, Yellow Oak, Red Oak, Bass, Hemlock, Spruce, Norway Pine, Pitch Pine, Cedar, Fir, Poplar, Birch, Maple, Beech and Elm. Rule 4. All competitors for the prizes shall file in the office of the State Forest Commissioner, their intention to compete, together with a correct and definite survey and plan of the lot, ten or more years before each award, and when suoh notice has been filed, said lot shall be eligible although the ownership may have changed. Rule 5. Myself and my heirs shall have the same right as others to compete for the prizes. Rule 6. In awarding prizes, other...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934962
  • 9781236934963