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Sans titre. Sans titre. Sans titre. The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps. Forest Workers' Glossary. Glossary of Forest Engineering Terms. Glossary of Forest Engineering Terms Index Foreword The terminology used in forest engineering and harvesting has evolved over many years, beginning with the early lumberjacks who cut trees for homes and industry.

Glossary of Forest Engineering Terms

With increased mechanization since the early 1940's, the meanings of some terms have changed, and many new terms have been added. Changes in forest management and increased utilization of the forest brought about by new products have also added to the scope of forest engineering terminology. A literature review was conducted to assemble the terms from published sources in an attempt to exclude colloquial terminology. Although this collection does not include all timber harvesting and forest engineering terms, it is hoped that the compilation will provide a sufficiently extensive glossary for forest operations. A-frame. Forest*A*Syst Glossary of Common Forestry Terms. Access road A temporary or permanent access route.

Forest*A*Syst Glossary of Common Forestry Terms

Aesthetics An individual's appreciation of the forest landscape for its unique and varied components without regard to its utility or monetary value. Agroforestry The intentional act of combining agriculture and forestry to create integrated and sustainable land-use system. Alleycropping The planting of rows of trees and/or shrubs (single or multiple) at wide spacing, creating alleyways within which agricultural crops or horticultural crops are produced. Bedding A site preparation method using special equipment to form soil and forest litter into a ridge six to 10 inches high and 3 to 4 feet wide, on which tree seedlings are planted. Best Management Practices (BMP's) Effective economical practices associated with silvicultural operations that minimize nonpoint source pollution (soil erosion and stream sedimentation).

Broad base dip A shallow depression constructed diagonally across a road to remove storm water runoff. Forest Pests of North America. Temperate Deciduous Forest. The Temperate Deciduous Forest.

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Plants. Deer. Raccoon. Deciduous Forest. Deciduous biomes are located primarily in the eastern half of the United States, Canada, Europe, parts of Russia, China, and Japan.

Deciduous Forest

Climate. Earth Floor: Biomes. Deciduous Forest The mid-latitude deciduous forest biome is located between the polar regions and the tropics.

Earth Floor: Biomes

Because of its location, air masses from both the cold polar region and the warm tropical region contribute to the changes of climate in this biome. Photo © Mid-latitude deciduous forests have both a warm and a cold season (see climograph). Precipitation ranges from 30 to 60 inches and is evenly distributed throughout the year. Much of the human population lives in this biome. "Deciduous" means to fall off, or shed, seasonally. Back | Next. Interesting Facts.


Rachel Sussman: The world's oldest living things. Top 5 BIGGEST Trees on Earth. Trees on the Moon. Are there actually trees on the Moon?

Trees on the Moon

Not really…but there are two cases when we can find “Moon trees” on Earth. In my opinion, as “Moon trees”, firstly we can call trees grown from 500 seeds taken into orbit around the Moon by Stuart Roosa during the Apollo 14 mission in 1971. Secondy, trees that grow in the Craters of the Moon in Idaho, USA. This post is about the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, as some time ago, I had a big pleasure to visit this “weird and scenic landscape peculiar to itself”. Continue reading… Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a U.S. >>READ ALSO: Everglades National Park is not a swamp!

Many lava flows exist on Earth’s actual moon, but astronomers confirmed that most lunar craters resulted from meteorite impacts, not volcanism. But where is the volcano? In fact, these vast volumes of lava issued not from one volcano but from a series of deep fissures – known collectively as the Great Rift – that cross the Snake River Plain. Coillte Divisions - Three businesses Forestry, Land Solutions, Smartply. Importance of Tree Trimming. Forest certification: a small step towards sustainability. It can be hard to know whether the forest products you buy have been produced sustainably.

Forest certification: a small step towards sustainability

Forestry certifications were established to give a bit more certainty, but what do they really mean? When you buy a certified product, are you necessarily helping the environment? A short history of certification. Accurate Assessment and Tree Care by Tree Experts. Tree Identification Guide at arborday. CA Forest Stewardship Program: Treenotes. Trees - Dendrology at Virginia Tech. Missouri Department of Conservation. UW - Brockman Memorial Tree Tour.

Dedication This tour is dedicated to the memory of Professor C.

UW - Brockman Memorial Tree Tour

Frank Brockman (1902-1985), who capped an influential, productive career in forestry and outdoor recreation by producing in 1980 the original University of Washington tree tour. Edited by Louise M. Hastie, that eight-page publication featured 81 campus trees, and had to be reprinted by popular demand. Along with the tour, Brockman authored five articles about campus trees for the U.W. Introduction About 480 different kinds of trees beautify the U.W. If you are using the print version of the Brockman Memorial Tree Tour, please see the addendum to the print booklet. Acknowledgements The C.

Conceptual design: Suzanne Hellmuth and Jock Reynolds Tree tour text: Arthur Lee Jacobson and Carly Thornburg Editing: Sara Shores, Margaret Nailen, Seth Cowdery, Ellen Perry, Nora Strothman, Jessie Heasley, Linda Hanlon, Al Wagar, Ruth Thornburg, Dr. The C. Works Cited Aamodt, Kirsten.