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    Author(s): Douglas S. Powell; Thomas J., Jr. Considine; Thomas J. Considine
    Date: 1982
    Source: Broomall, PA: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Resour. Bull. NE-69. 97p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Description

    A comprehensive analysis of the current status and trends of the forest resources of Pennsylvania. Topics include forest area, timber volume, biomass, timber products, timber's role in the state's economy, growth, and removals. Forest area, volume, growth and removals are projected through 2008. A detailed treatment is glven to water, soil, minerals, fish, wildlife, and recreation as they relate to forest resources. Also identified are forest management opportunities for increasing the production of major forest resources and enhancing the benefits derived from Pennsylvania's forests.

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    Citation

    Powell, Douglas S.; Considine, Thomas J., Jr. 1982. An analysis of Pennsylvania''s forest resources. Broomall, PA: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Resour. Bull. NE-69. 97p.

    Keywords

    forest survey, trends, projections, area, volume, growth, removals, nontimber forest resources, forest management opportunities

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