Conservation Commission sign at Forestry Field Day at Pine Grove Farm, Delaware County

View of a sign advertising the planting of trees on fallow farm land. The sign touts the profits associated with tree farming as contrasted to other crops. It was posted for the 1924 Forestry Field Day at Pine Grove Farm in Delaware County. The Forestry Field Day program was initiated in 1924 to raise awareness of conservation issues among farm bureaus, sportsmen's clubs and similar organizations. This image was created to record the reforestation efforts of the New York State Conservation Commission.
Date Original
August 14 1924
E.J. McGuirk
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_2966.
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Geographic Locations

Delaware County