Featured articles are original content pertaining to research, practice, and current events in the field of forestry and natural resource that is of primary relevance or practical application to The Forestry Source readership. They should be no more than 3,000 words and six figures, images, and/or tables.
Letter to the Editor
Letters should refer to articles published in the past three months and are published as space permits. Prior to publication, cited individuals are offered the opportunity to review and respond to letters pertaining to them or their work; if they choose, they can respond to those letters that contain errors of fact or interpretation. Word limit is 250.
Readers are welcome to submit commentaries (opinion-editorials) for possible publication. Commentaries should focus on specific issues or concerns relevant to the forestry profession. Word limit is 500.
Science and Technology
These are short articles on innovations and activities in forest science and research and their implications for the forestry profession. Word limit is 1,000.
Society Affairs serves a venue for SAF state societies, divisions, and chapters that wish to share news about outstanding activities and programs. Word limit is 500.
This section includes information about the activities of organizations and companies affiliated with forestry and natural resources. Word limit is 500.
Boots on the Ground
This column seeks articles from active field foresters about their current projects, challenges, and experiences. We are seeking articles of approximately 1,500 words (no more than 2,000) about, by, and for, foresters in the field. Up to four photos from the field are encouraged.
People in the News
This section recognizes SAF members who have received forestry-related awards or recognition, job promotions, or other special achievements. Please include a headshot in in image file format. Word limit is 250.
This section features obituaries for those individuals who have contributed to forestry throughout their lifetime. Please include a headshot in an image file format. Word limit is 130.