Report Upon Forestry

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1878 - Forestry law and legislation - 650 pages
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Page 211 - The legislature may provide that the increased value of lands, by reason of live fences, fruit and forest trees grown and cultivated thereon, shall not be taken into account in the assessment thereof.
Page 5 - An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes'.
Page 292 - There is a good illustration of the effects of the destruction and reproduction of forests in drying up and restoring ponds in my immediate neighborhood. Within about onehalf mile of my residence there is a pond upon which mills have been standing for a long time, dating back, I believe, to the first settlement of the town. These have been kept in constant operation until within about twenty or thirty years, when the supply of water began to fail.
Page 269 - ... at the first settlement of Europeans in the country; that the warm weather of autumn extends further into the winter months, and the cold weather of winter and spring encroaches upon the summer ; that the wind being more variable, snow is less permanent, and perhaps the same remark may be applicable to the ice of the rivers.
Page 204 - The general assembly shall enact laws in order to prevent the destruction of, and to keep in good preservation the forests upon the lands of the State, or upon lands of the public domain, the control of which shall be conferred by congress upon the State.
Page 531 - This constitution may be amended by a vote of two-thirds of the members present at any annual meeting.
Page 211 - ... shall be paid out of the county treasury of the county in which proceedings are brought, the same as the costs in all other cases of misdemeanor. "SECTION 7. This act shall take effect and be in force on and after its passage.
Page 307 - ... plants. The rainy seasons in these climates are not continuous, cloudy days, but successions of sudden showers, with the sun shining hot in the intervals. Without shade upon the surface, the water is rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams diminish.
Page 211 - ... provided, that said applicant at the same time files with said assessors a correct plan of such land with a description of its location, and a statement of all the facts in relation to the growth and cultivation of said incipient forest; provided further, that such grove or plantation of trees is during that period kept alive and in a thriving condition.
Page 599 - cleft" or "gorge" in the granite peak of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, situated in the county of Mariposa, in the State...

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