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Forests & People Magazine - 2nd Quarter 2015

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Forests & People Magazine - 2nd Quarter 2015

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Time to re-evaluate timberland tax assessment
Every four years the Louisiana Tax Commission requires the reassessment of property for ad valorem tax purposes. This year is a reassessment year including all timberland.

Chung-Yun Hse: USFS wood chemist extraordinaire
In the Forest Service Southern Research Station’s laboratories in Pineville, a scientist works who has made remarkable contributions to the forest products industry both regionally and internationally.

Hugh Burnham: One of Forestry’s ‘Greatest Generation’
Hugh Burnham started in forestry during its heyday at the end of World War II and fashioned a 50-plus year career where he not only witnessed the major growth and changes in forestry but he was also a leader in the fledgling industry.

Opinion: State’s only forestry tech program needed
Hidden away in central Louisiana is a unique educational opportunity that most Louisiana residents do not know exists.

Pellets poised to be a growing Louisiana export
A handful may look a bit like dog food or even rat bait, but these little tube-like nuggets won’t feed your pet nor kill your attic rats.


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