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Future & natural resources

Future & natural resources

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Published by College of Forestry, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest policy -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Northwest, Pacific.

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    Also issued online.

    Statementcompiled by Bo Shelby and Sandie Arbogast.
    SeriesStarker lectures -- 1996.
    ContributionsShelby, Bo, 1948-, Arbogast, Sandie., Oregon State University. College of Forestry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15498849M


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