Originally published in 1983, Governmental Interventions, Social Needs, and the Management of U.S. Forests aims to advise government and non-government managers about the issues around forestry in the United States. This report emphasises the management of forest lands in relation to the welfare of society touching on issues such as forest service planning, the effect of state regulations on private forest investments and the adequacy of timber resources. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental Studies and professionals.
Table of Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1- U.S Forestry and Forest Land Use Issue within National and Global Contexts; 1. Forest Land Use in the United States: A Review of the Past and a Look at the Future 2. The Potential of U.S. Forest Lands in the World Context; Part 2- Public Intervention on Private Forest Lands; 3. Land Use Concepts 4. State Interventions on Private Forests in California 5. Regulation of Private Forest Lands: The Taking Issue; Part 3- Management of Public Forest Lands; 6. National Forest System Planning and Management: An Analytical Review and Suggested Approach 7. Impacts of the RPA/NFMA Planning Process on Management and Planning in the Forest Service 8. National Forest Planning: An Economic Critique; Tables