Current national priorities include the expansion of domestic and forest markets for forest products to increase productivity and economic opportunities for rural land owners; the expansion of biotechnology and basic biological research to increase productivity of the forest resource; the increased ability to produce forest products while maintaining water, wildlife, recreation and range resources; the protection, evaluation and management of the forest resource; strengthening of the forest resource; and development of scientific and professional forest resource management expertise.
"Cooperative Forestry Research,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 75
, Article 8.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol75/iss1/8