Forest Stand Improvement in Schuyler County Woodlot

A worker from the Civilian Conservation Corps stands in a clearing created by Forest Stand Improvement (FSI). FSI is a method of improving the production of a woodlot by regular thinning. This is the work of CCC camp S-123, stationed in Beaver Dams, N.Y. This image was created to record the reforestation work of the Civilian Conservation Corps under the supervision of the New York State Conservation Department.
Date Original
July 29 1936
I.S. Bowlby
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_3882.
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Schuyler County