Snyder, Neal
April 2006
Soldiers;Apr2006, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p14
The article reports on the forestry program of Fort Drum in New York whose primary mission is to provide a forested environment that meets the requirements of the mission-training scenario. The purpose of and science behind the art of silviculture are explained. Information is presented on the U.S. Army's Natural Resources Management Unit framework.


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