The School Book Of Forestry [NOOK Book]

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Our forests, with their billions of trees, are the backbone of agriculture, the skeleton of lumbering, and the heart of industry. Even now, in spite of their depletion, they are the cream of our natural resources. They furnish wood for the nation, pasture for thousands of cattle and sheep, and water supply for countless cities and farms. They are the dominions of wild life. Millions of birds, game animals, and fish live in the forests and the forest streams. The time is coming when our forests will be the ...
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The School Book Of Forestry

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Overview

Our forests, with their billions of trees, are the backbone of agriculture, the skeleton of lumbering, and the heart of industry. Even now, in spite of their depletion, they are the cream of our natural resources. They furnish wood for the nation, pasture for thousands of cattle and sheep, and water supply for countless cities and farms. They are the dominions of wild life. Millions of birds, game animals, and fish live in the forests and the forest streams. The time is coming when our forests will be the greatest playgrounds of America. It is necessary that we preserve, protect, and expand our timberlands. By so doing we shall provide for the needs of future generations.

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER I. HOW TREES GROW AND MULTIPLY

CHAPTER II. THE FOREST FAMILIES

CHAPTER III. FORESTS AND FLOODS

CHAPTER IV. WILD LIFE OF THE FOREST

CHAPTER V. IMPORTANT FOREST TREES AND THEIR USES

CHAPTER VI. THE GREATEST ENEMY OF THE FOREST—FIRE

CHAPTER VII. INSECTS AND DISEASES THAT DESTROY FORESTS

CHAPTER VIII. THE GROWTH OF THE FORESTRY IDEA

CHAPTER IX. OUR NATIONAL FORESTS

CHAPTER X. THE NATIONAL FORESTS OF ALASKA

CHAPTER XI. PROGRESS IN STATE FORESTRY

CHAPTER XII. THE PLAYGROUNDS OF THE NATION

CHAPTER XIII. SOLVING OUR FORESTRY PROBLEMS

CHAPTER XIV. WHY THE UNITED STATES SHOULD PRACTICE FORESTRY

CHAPTER XV. WHY THE LUMBERMAN SHOULD PRACTICE FORESTRY

CHAPTER XVI. WHY THE FARMER SHOULD PRACTICE FORESTRY

CHAPTER XVII. PUTTING WOOD WASTE TO WORK

CHAPTER XVIII. WOOD FOR THE NATION
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014746847
  • Publisher: Mike Morley
  • Publication date: 6/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 967 KB

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