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The Forestry Source

Published 12 times a year, SAF's newspaper The Forestry Source offers the latest information on national forestry trends; the latest developments in forestry policy at the federal, state, and local levels; the newest advances in forestry-related research and technology; and up-to-date information about SAF programs and activities. Each issue of The Forestry Source contains: 

  • Feature articles examining the latest and most significant trends, issues, and events within the profession and what they may mean for both SAF members and the forestry community at large.
  • "Science and Technology" articles offering information on innovations and activities in forest science, and research and their implications for the forestry profession. Field Technology articles with reviews of and news about tools for field foresters, such as laser rangefinders, GPS receivers, rugged tablets and handheld computers, and inventory software and tools.
  • "Society Affairs" items, which chronicle the activities of SAF state societies, divisions, and chapters, as well as new initiatives and programs from the SAF national office.
  • The Forestry Source features smaller sections, including Opinion– Editorials and Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, and classified ads, a Continuing Forestry Education calendar, and more.

Read this featured article on "location, location, location" as it applies to forestry:

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