U.S. forests in a global context
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English


  • Forests and forestry -- United States,
  • Forest policy -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid J. Brooks
SeriesUSDA Forest Service general technical report RM -- 228, General technical report RM -- 228
ContributionsRocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13617163M

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