Compass EvaluationPlease help us! Compass is approaching its second anniverary as the Southern Station's quarterly science magazine. We feel that now is a good time to revisit our reasons for launching Compass and to evaluate its effectiveness in meeting our original goal--providing perspectives and tools to benefit southern forest resources--especially in the light of flat or potentially decreasing Federal budgets. Each issue of Compass is built around a theme that we believe is crucial to the sustainability of natural resources in the South. In addition, each issue contains a listing of 20 to 40 new products, with abstracts, that can be ordered using a tear-out response card. We would appreciate your thoughts on the effectiveness of Compass in meeting your needs, through the scorecard below or, better yet, by offering comments, complaints, or suggestions in the blank space below. If you would be willing to participate in a brief telephone interview, please include a contact number. Thanks much,
Assistant Director for Science Delivery
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