Report of the Michigan-Forestry Commission

Report of the Michigan-Forestry Commission : For the Years 1907-1908 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Report of the Michigan-Forestry Commission: For the Years 1907-1908 We have successfully maintained that it is a proper function of the State to own a permanent forest domain upon which shall forever be protected a permanent forest cover. While the Commission has not, from limitation of funds, accomplished very much in practical for estry, it has strengthened the argument for State forestry in its con duct of a small area devoted to growing State forests by protecting it from the devastation of fire in an economical manner; it has demon strated that on abandoned lands, which after years of experience the State could not dispose of, it can grow timber, and through the salvage of what would otherwise be worse than waste because food for fire, the Commission has furnished an object lesson, better than any carefully studied argument, in favor of utilizing the waste lands of the State for the development of a permanent forest cover. Even in the meager results from actual planting in the open, the Commission has also demonstrated something of the possibilities of con ducting forestry on waste lands by. Growing nursery stock and plant ing in the field. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243031548
  • 9780243031542