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Family forest owners rule!

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Year Published

2011

Publication

Forest History Today. Spring/Fall: 87-91.

Abstract

The largest issues facing forests in the United States are no longer about public lands. The public still wants the same things envisioned by the Weeks Act—water protection, timber supply, aesthetics, and recreational opportunities (U.S. Forest Service 1913)—but the focus must now be on the lands whose fate is more uncertain. We have entered a new era, the era of private forest conservation.

Citation

Butler, Brett J. 2011. Family forest owners rule. Forest History Today. Spring/Fall: 87-91.

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