Managing logging residue under the timber sale contract.Author(s): Thomas C. Adams
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-348. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionManagement of logging residue is becoming an important part of timber sale planning. This involves controlling the amount of residue remaining on the ground and its distribution by diameter size class. Some residue is beneficial.
An interdisciplinary team specified a desired residue level for one clearcutting unit of this trial. For comparison another cutting unit was given a specified residue level approximately 30 percent greater, and another unit 30 percent lower.
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CitationAdams, Thomas C. 1980. Managing logging residue under the timber sale contract. Res. Note PNW-RN-348. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
KeywordsResidue management, stumpage sales arrangement
- Logging costs for a trial of intensive residue removal.
- The influence of residue removal and prescribed fire on distributions of forest nutrients.
- Potential Pacific Rim demand for construction-grade softwood logs.
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