The function and form of the working plan, with special reference to state forests.

  • W.M. McNeill University of Aberdeen.
Keywords: Planning, working plans, urgency, preparation, form.

Abstract

Among the recognised branches of forestry, forest management is somewhat peculiar. As a subject it is much harder to define than silviculture, mensuration or utilization. This is because it is not so much a separate subject as the application of knowledge of all branches of forest science towards a predetermined objective, the implementing of a prearranged policy. Every scrap of knowledge, whether it be regarding the climate, the soil, the plants or the produce, must be considered and used. It is hard to know where to draw the line between management and administration but for the purposes of my observations in this paper I shall regard forest management as the use and application of technical knowledge towards some end...
Published
1956-11-01
How to Cite
McNeill, W. (1956). The function and form of the working plan, with special reference to state forests. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/10159
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