The Small Private Forest in the United States

The Small Private Forest in the United States

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Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education. It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the efficacy of the remedy. In this book, first published in 1961, the author takes a sharper look at this problem. He tries to find out what has worked reasonably well, and what has not, and makes some suggestions as to what seems to offer the best prospects for the future. The Small Private Forest in the United States will be of interest to students of environmental studies, as well as to private landowners.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 188 pages
  • 142.24 x 215.9 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138857092
  • 9781138857094

Table of contents

Introduction; 1. The Small Forest and Its Significance 2. Economic, Institutional and Natural Influences 3. Educational and Technical Assistance Programs 4. Modification of Unfavourable Factors in Private Forestry 5. Organized Group Efforts in Private Forestry 6. Conclusions and Suggestions for Further Action 7. Summary; Appendices; List of Figures; List of Tablesshow more