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Julian R. Beckwith III - Associate Professor of Forestry, The University of Georgia,
Coleman W. Dangerfield - Associate Professor of Forestry, The University of Georgia,

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Warnell School of Forest Resources,The University of Georgia Extension Forest Resources Unit - FOR. 96-040, November 1996

The purpose of this publication is to provide short notes of useful things to know about forestry. This forest resource educational information is for use in various formats, such as: presentations by educators, public officials, communication specialists, information media users, forest resource managers, environmental advocacy groups, and others.

Co-authors of this bulletin and Resource Persons for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, Forest Resources Unit, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Dr. Julian R. Beckwith III, Wood Products, Athens 706-542-3447
  • Dr. Kim D. Coder, Community Forestry and Environmental Issues, Athens 706-542-3446
  • Dr. Coleman W. Dangerfield Jr., Economist, Athens 706-542-7602
  • Mr. William G. Hubbard, Regional Forester, Athens 706-542-7813
  • Mr. Kris M. Irwin, Public Service Assistant, Athens 706-542-7412
  • Dr. Ben D. Jackson, Unit Coordinator and Timber Harvesting, Athens 706-542-3446
  • Dr. George W. Lewis, Aquaculture and Fisheries, Athens 706-542-9038
  • Dr. David J. Moorhead, Forest Regeneration, Tifton 912-386-3418
  • Dr. David H. Newman, Forest Economist, Athens 706-542-7649

For more information, faculty listed above may be contacted by telephone. Or, write to the specialists at:

    The University of Georgia
    Extension Forest Resources Unit
    Daniel B. Warnell School of Forest Resources, 4-406
    Athens, GA 30602
    Tel. 706-542-3446; FAX 706-542-3342

Publication Development Disclaimer:

This publication was developed to demonstrate positive functions and values of forest resource management that may not be recognized by many people and organizations. Forest resource areas not represented here, or that are under represented, are results of insufficient information in forms suitable for this publication. Every attempt was made to show the myriad of functions and values that come from forest-dominated ecological systems.

Information contained in this publication was derived from primary, secondary, and combined sources. As such, not all statements could be verified from its original research source. Therefore, the authors make no claim, declaration, or warranty concerning the validity, accuracy, or truthfulness of values or statements. However, the authors do believe that this set of facts, figures and concepts represents a realistic compilation of attributes of forest resource management, and as such provides a valuable contribution to awareness and understanding in the lives of American families, their communities, and this nation.

Table of contents

  1. Forest and Timberland
  2. Timber Supply
  3. Timber Demand
  4. Myths and Facts about U.S. Forests
  5. Forest Tree Planting
  6. Forest & Paper Industry
  7. Paper Manufacturing
  8. Paper Recycling
  9. Demand for Pulpwood, Paper, Paperboard, and Structural Panels
  10. Demand for Sawtimber and Solid Wood Products
  11. Forestry Imports and Exports
  12. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  13. North American Free Trade Agreement
  14. Wood's Advantage
  15. Wood for Energy
  16. Trees and People
  17. Aquaculture
  18. Wildlife, and Recreation
  19. Resources Consulted

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