Foremost among the movements for a better forestry course at Ames, is that for the establishment of a summer camp at the close of the Freshman year. This plan is in perfect keeping with the Ames motto of "Science with Practice" in that half a year's work has been transferred to the woods, where actual forest conditions exist.
Watts, L. F. and Hensel, R.
"The Making of an Ames Forester,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 1
, Article 9.
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