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1919 to 1935: A pivotal period for the forests of the south west of Western Australia

Williamson, J, Moore, S. and Warren, C. (2005) 1919 to 1935: A pivotal period for the forests of the south west of Western Australia. In: A Forest Conscienceness: Proceedings 6th National Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc. Millpress Science Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 503-513.

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Abstract

With the passing of the new Forests Actin December 1918 and with a scientifically trained forester in charge, the new Forests Department set out with enthusiasm to redress the chaoscaused by the previous 90 years of virtually uncontrolled exploitation of the forests of the southwest of Western Australia. The objectives and accomplishments of those sixteen years have had a major influence on the character and extent of today’s forests.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental Science
Publisher: Millpress Science Publishers
Copyright: (c) Millpress
Notes: Millpress was acquired by IOS Press in 2008
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/1950
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