COMPLETE: Training of a Forester - Pinchot - jo

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Post by MrsHand » August 14th, 2017, 11:45 am

The Training of a Forester by Gifford Pinchot (1865 - 1946).

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

https://librivox.org/the-training-of-a-forester-by-gifford-pinchot/

Written by a forester, this book looks at the definition of "forest", what the life of a forester entails, discusses the forest service both on the state and national levels, and the training required to be a forester. As a forester himself, and the chief of the US Forest Service, Pinchot was a foremost expert in this topic, and, based on his preface to the work, seems to expect this work to either encourage or dissuade young people from a life in forestry. (KHand)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/31367
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    BC Admin Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Nature; *Non-fiction/Science/Earth Sciences

    Keywords that describe the book: forestry, forester, forest service

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Section [number] of The Training of a Forester. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
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      "The Training of a Forester, by Gifford Pinchot. [Section Title]"


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    • "Section [number] of The Training of a Forester by Gifford Pinchot. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
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      "[Section title]"
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      "End of [Chapter]"
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    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Training of a Forester, by Gifford Pinchot. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename trainingofaforester_##_pinchot_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. trainingofaforester_01_pinchot_128kb.mp3)

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knotyouraveragejo
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » August 14th, 2017, 11:55 am

Hi Kristin,

I can MC this for you. MW will be available shortly.
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Post by MrsHand » August 14th, 2017, 12:43 pm

Thanks Jo! MW is all filled in!

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » August 14th, 2017, 3:10 pm

We'll hang out here a day or two to see if we get a DPL to sign on before moving to Going Solo. :)
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Post by HollyJenson » August 14th, 2017, 3:34 pm

Hi, Kristin and Jo!

I would love to be the DPL for this! :D

This would be my very first go at PLing, so if you want to use me, be aware that I might have some questions along the way.
Holly

"I'll tell you right out, I'm a man who likes talking to a man who likes to talk." ~Kasper Gutman

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Post by MrsHand » August 14th, 2017, 3:58 pm

Welcome! This would be an excellent work to start PLing with, and I'm happy to have you!

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » August 14th, 2017, 4:23 pm

Holly added as DPL and we are ready for the move to Going Solo. :D
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Post by HollyJenson » August 14th, 2017, 4:25 pm

:D :D :D

Can't wait to start!
Holly

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Post by MrsHand » August 15th, 2017, 4:08 am

The Preface is ready for PL!

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Post by HollyJenson » August 15th, 2017, 8:04 am

Preface PL OK!

Very nice, Kristin. I see my job is going to be really easy! :D
Holly

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Post by MrsHand » September 8th, 2017, 5:18 pm

Sections 1-9 are ready for PL!

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Post by HollyJenson » September 9th, 2017, 9:46 am

Hi, Kristin!

OK, so keep in mind that I'm being very nitpicky here, so if there's anything that you don't really care that much about, I'm fine with you not changing it. I only point things out in case you WANT to change them. So, here we go:

Section 1: At 2:19, the text said, "...this fierce struggle for existence is prodigious." You said, "SO prodigious." (Not a big deal at all. Only change it if you want to!)

Section 3: There were only about 3.5 to 4 seconds of silence at the end -- should be 5 seconds.

Section 6: At 1:52 the text said: "...where the national forests MAINLY lie" you said "MAY lie."

Section 9: At 3:23 the text said "...as to wrestle with the most difficult problems of mathematics." You said, "SO as to wrestle with the most difficult problems of mathematics."

Really the only one that's important is the 5 seconds of silence at the end of section 3. I only mention the other things in case you want to be a perfectionist! :D Let me know if you don't want to change them, and I'll mark them PL OK.

Great job! :clap: :clap: :clap:
Holly

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Post by MrsHand » September 13th, 2017, 4:33 am

I'm a picky person, so I'm okay with you being picky. I just don't ever want to expect someone to do word-perfect PL - I may never get a listener! LOL

Thanks for the feedback! I'll get these adjusted in the not so distant future!

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Post by MrsHand » September 17th, 2017, 7:28 pm

Sections 1,3,6,9 are ready for spot PL!

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Post by HollyJenson » September 20th, 2017, 5:47 am

Everything was fixed flawlessly! Sections 1, 3, 6, and 9 are PL OK!

:clap: :clap: :clap:
Holly

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