Department of Forestry Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
Forest Practices Handbooks
.20 cubic feet
Series documents forest practices as presented in two handbooks:
The "Forest Service Form 874-C" dates from 1918 to 1924 and includes chapters of the "Western Fire Fighter's Manual" produced by the Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Subjects include fire fighting; trail building; tools, equipment, and supplies; the lookout system; and prevention of fire in logging operations. Also included is a section produced by the U.S. Forest Service entitled "Trail Construction on the National Forests."
The "Oregon Forest Conservation Act Administrative Handbook" was produced by the Oregon State Board of Forestry in 1949. It includes conservation act administrative regulations; forest practices; and conservation act enforcement procedures.