Forest History Today Magazine

Spring/Fall 2018 Issue

FHT 2018 cover

View the table of contents for the Spring/Fall 2018 issue below. (view cover image)

Articles in the Spring-Fall 2018 issue include a discussion of the use of herbicides by the U.S. Forest Service, a brief history of the ancient practice of forest bathing, reflections on the Association of Consulting Foresters and of Smokey Bear as they hit milestone anniversaries, a biographical portrait of pioneering archivist-historian Harold Pinkett, and information about the new Forest History Society building. The special section on World War I contains four articles looking at different aspects of forest history and the war. Download the entire issue here.

Linked articles are accessible in PDF format (requires Acrobat Reader).


[i] “Message from the President: Now We Begin” [PDF]
2 “Editor’s Note” by James G. Lewis [PDF]
3 “Vast, Incredible Damage: Herbicides and the U.S. Forest Service” by James G. Lewis and Char Miller [PDF]
13 “Smokey Bear: From Idea to Icon” by James G. Lewis [PDF]
17 “From Haiku to Shinrin-yoku: A Brief History of Forest Bathing” by Julia Plevin [PDF]
21 “Marking a Milestone: The Association of Consulting Foresters Celebrates 70 Years” by Amanda Ross and Lynn Wilson [PDF]
26 “‘We Are Hell on Cutting Down Trees’: Unexplored Questions about the Forest Engineers’ Experience in the First World War” by Byron E. Pearson and James G. Lewis [PDF]
34 “The Impact of World War I on French Timber Resources” by John R. Jeanneney [PDF]
36 “The National Park Service and the First World War” by Marcella M. Sherfy [PDF]
39 “The Spruce Production Division” by Gerald W. Williams [PDF]
47 “Biographical Portrait: Harold T. Pinkett (1914-2001)” by Alexander Poole [PDF]
60 “History on the Road: The Forest History Society” by Steven Anderson [PDF]
63 “Books of Interest” by Eben Lehman and James G. Lewis [PDF]
Society News
68 Contributions and Project Sponsors [PDF]
70 Honor Roll of Members 25+ Years [PDF]
71 Gifts to the Forest History Society Library [PDF]
72 Publications of the Forest History Society [PDF]
73 Masthead [PDF]
74 Back Cover [PDF]