Timber in Humboldt County: Economic appraisal of forest conditions undertaken to investigate development and use of main resource
AuthorHenry J. Vaux
Author AffiliationsHenry J. Vaux is Professor of Forestry, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 9(1):4-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n01p4. January 1955.
Seventy per cent of all economic activity in Humboldt County now originates, directly or indirectly, in forest industries. These industries provide jobs for 8,726 people-almost twice as many jobs as the wholesale and retail trades; two and a half times as many jobs as business, personal, and professional services; and over four times as many jobs as agriculture.
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