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Faces from the past: profiles of those who led restoration of the South’s forestsAuthor(s): James P. Barnett
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-133. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 68 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionEarly in the 20th century, the forests in the South were devastated by aggressive harvesting and many millions of acres of forest land needed reforestation. Foresighted individuals began a committed effort to restore this land to a productive condition. This effort required dedication, cooperation, and leadership. A small cadre of individuals led the restoration of the South’s forests that became the basis of the South’s economy. Many of these individuals are profiled in this document.
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CitationBarnett, James P. 2016. Faces from the past: profiles of those who led restoration of the South’s forests. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-133. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 68 p.
KeywordsHistory of forestry research, research scientists, restoration of southern forests, significance of forestry to the South, southern pines
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