Forestry Commission logo


Forestry Commission
The Forestry Commission Journal was introduced as a way to communicate information on a wide range of topics which could not be communicated through 'ordinary official channels', and was intended to be a means of exchanging the opinions and experiences of all members of the staff.

This twenty-eighth Journal includes information on: Cartoon: weight lifting or axemanship; Notes on a visit to Bulgarian forests; Royal Forestry Society: Swiss tour; Excursion to Switzerland and Southern Germany; Report on a tour to study effects of mechanisation on silviculture in Germany; Report on Royal Scottish Forestry Society excursion to Argyll; A visit to Glen Affric and Guisachan forests; A discussion on Scots pine; Our native Scots pine; A visit to a forest tree breeding station in East Germany; Electrical weed contro; One-man lining-out board; Afforestation on the chalk wolds of East Riding of Yorkshire; Afforestation of a former opencast coal site in Coed Morgannwg; Course on management and methods, Klagstorp, Sweden; Report on the international training course on mechanised forest operations held in Sweden; Report on a general course on rationalisation in forestry at Arnhem in Holland; The one-man power saw—use and maintenance; Extraction of forest produce by cableway in Italy and Switzerland; Home-grown timber and the building trade; A visit to the Olympia Building exhibition, 1959; The Thetford fire plan; Crow about railway fires; Oh forester! Where is thy bed?; Landslide damage to plantation at Moccas, Herefordshire; Scots pine defoliation on the West Coast; Damage to young beech by the common rat; The fascination of badger watching; A visit to Ordnance Survey record room and museum; Valuing young plantations; Notable Arboreta measured since 1950.

155 x 245mm | 282 pages | black and white
Stock code:FCJO028

What's of interest

Please direct orders to:
Forestry Commission Publications
PO Box 785

T: 0161 495 4845
F: 0161 495 4840