You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges
Author: Crawford, Ralph H.
Source: In: Irland, Lloyd C.; Camp, Ann E.; Brissette, John C.; and Donohew, Zachary R., eds. Long-term Silvicultural & Ecological Studies: Results for Science and Management. New Haven, CT: Yale University: 222-225
Description: Experimental Forests and Ranges (EF&Rs) have provided and continue to provide scientific information for the management of National Forests, industrial and private lands. In accordance with federal authority 4062.01 of the Forest Service Manual, section 4000 provisions of the Organic Administration Act of 1897 (16 USC 551), and the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Act of 1978 (16 USC 1643) the Secretary of Agriculture has the authority to establish experimental forests and ranges. The major objective is that experimental forests and ranges be used for conducting applied research that serves as a basis for the management of forests and rangelands.
View or Print this Publication (254 KB)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- This publication may be available in hard copy. Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
Crawford, Ralph H. 2006. USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges. In: Irland, Lloyd C.; Camp, Ann E.; Brissette, John C.; and Donohew, Zachary R., eds. Long-term Silvicultural & Ecological Studies: Results for Science and Management. New Haven, CT: Yale University: 222-225
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility