Mission of the Forest History Society
The mission of the Forest History Society is to improve natural resource management and human welfare by bringing a historical context to environmental decision-making.
To achieve its mission the Society will:
(1) Preserve forest and conservation history for present and future generations.
(2) Encourage scholarship in forest and conservation history.
(3) Conduct a comprehensive applied history program that brings the lessons of forest history to bear on the most pressing issues in natural resource management and contributes to identifying viable solutions to them.
(4) Develop a financial base that will generate adequate support to carry out the mission.