Books Received | Published:

German Forestry

Nature volume 142, page 596 (01 October 1938) | Download Citation

Subjects

Abstract

THIS is a large book of 342 pages, and has been chiefly written for the American forester. Dr. Heske deals chiefly with forest economics and policy. The character, extent and ownership of forests in Germany, the growth, production and utilization of wood materials, and the general public services of the forests in the protection of watersheds, in the conservation of wild life, affording recreation and in maintaining industries, employment and stabilizing communities. An interesting fact is stressed. Until recently the management of the forests was under the different German States, with a consequent difference in policy. A greater measure of control of policy by the central Government is now being introduced, a factor which is all to the interests of the country as a whole.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/142596a0

Authors

    Comments

    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

    Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing