Our National Forests A Short Popular Account of the Work of the United States Forest Service on the National Forests
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Our National Forests A Short Popular Account of the Work of the United States Forest Service on the National Forests

By Richard H. Douai Boerker
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Table of Contents
  • OUR NATIONAL FORESTS
  • PREFACE
  • INTRODUCTION
    • FORESTRY AS A NATIONAL PROBLEM
    • THE EXTENT AND CHARACTER OF OUR NATIONAL FORESTS
    • WHY THE NATIONAL FORESTS WERE CREATED
    • HOW THE NATIONAL FOREST POLICY HAS BENEFITED THE PEOPLE
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • OUR NATIONAL FORESTS
  • CHAPTER I THE CREATION AND ORGANIZATION OF THE NATIONAL FORESTS
    • ECONOMIC CONDITIONS WHICH LED TO FOREST CONSERVATION
    • THE FIRST STEPS IN FEDERAL FOREST CONSERVATION.
    • THE FIRST FOREST RESERVES ESTABLISHED MARCH 30, 1891
    • AN ANOMALOUS CONDITION—FOREST RESERVES WITHOUT FOREST ADMINISTRATION
    • THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE RESERVES UNDER THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE
    • THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE FORESTRY WORK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN 1905
    • THE PRESENT ORGANIZATION OF THE FOREST SERVICE
  • CHAPTER II THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE NATIONAL FORESTS
    • PERSONNEL
    • HOW THE FOREST SERVICE APPROPRIATION IS ALLOTTED TO THE NATIONAL FORESTS
    • THE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR THE NATIONAL FORESTS
    • NATIONAL FOREST IMPROVEMENTS
    • THE CLASSIFICATION AND CONSOLIDATION OF NATIONAL FOREST LANDS
    • HOW YOUNG FORESTS ARE PLANTED TO REPLACE THOSE DESTROYED BY FIRE
    • THE ORGANIZATION AND SCOPE OF FOREST EXPERIMENTS AND INVESTIGATIONS
  • CHAPTER III THE PROTECTION OF THE NATIONAL FORESTS
    • PROTECTION FROM FIRE
    • PROTECTION AGAINST TRESPASS, FOREST INSECTS, EROSION AND OTHER AGENCIES
  • CHAPTER IV THE SALE AND RENTAL OF NATIONAL FOREST RESOURCES
    • THE SALE AND DISPOSAL OF NATIONAL FOREST TIMBER
    • THE DISPOSAL OF TIMBER TO HOMESTEAD SETTLERS AND UNDER FREE USE
    • TIMBER SETTLEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE USE
    • THE RENTAL OF NATIONAL FOREST RANGE LANDS
    • SPECIAL USES
    • CLAIMS AND SETTLEMENT
    • ADMINISTRATIVE USE OF NATIONAL FOREST LANDS
    • WATER POWER, TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH, AND POWER TRANSMISSION LINES
  • APPENDIX
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