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Impacts on soils and residual trees from cut-to-length thinning operations in California's redwood forests

Publications Posted on: December 12, 2017
Cut-to-length (CTL) harvest systems have recently been introduced for thinning third-growth, young (

Bark-peeled trees are cultural resources

Science Spotlights Posted on: January 22, 2015
Native peoples throughout the northern hemisphere have made use of the nutritious inner bark of pine trees.  Bark-peeling creates distinctive scars on trees, a permanent indicator of this cultural modification.  Like any historical artifact, laws and regulations protect these culturally modified trees (CMTs).