The School Book of Forestry

Read by KHand

(5 stars; 2 reviews)

Written by a third-generation timberman, this book discusses what forests are, their primary enemies, and their benefits to others. Additionally, mention is made of the U.S. National Forest system. - Summary by KHand (2 hr 57 min)


Introduction 3:33 Read by KHand
How Trees Grow and Multiply 11:19 Read by KHand
The Forest Families 11:35 Read by KHand
Forests and Floods 6:39 Read by KHand
Wild Life of the Forest 4:36 Read by KHand
Important Forest Trees and Their Uses 14:19 Read by KHand
The Greatest Enemy of the Forest - Fire 12:48 Read by KHand
Insects and Diseases That Destroy Forests 10:00 Read by KHand
The Growth of the Forestry Idea 6:50 Read by KHand
Our National Forests 12:07 Read by KHand
The National Forests of Alaska 6:42 Read by KHand
Progress in State Forestry 7:57 Read by KHand
The Playgrounds of the Nation 8:35 Read by KHand
Solving Our Forestry Problems 8:18 Read by KHand
Why the United States Should Practice Forestry 12:32 Read by KHand
Why the Lumberman Should Practice Forestry 10:15 Read by KHand
Why the Farmer Should Practice Forestry 11:26 Read by KHand
Putting Wood Waste to Work 7:42 Read by KHand
Wood for the Nation 10:29 Read by KHand


Good summary of US forestry

(5 stars)

This book was a good summary of the US forestry. The author outlined the distribuution of trees through out North America and how they are historically harvested and used. He went into how forests are owned and how conservation efforts were started. At the end Pack summaries the future of forestry in US and what we need to do to be more economically viable.