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2011-07-20 08:00:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 high school students from 15 schools in North Carolina, Southeastern Virginia and District of Columbia participated in the first annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp powered by STIHL at the company's campus in Virginia Beach this past week. Designed to promote careers in modern manufacturing, the camp activities included tours of STIHL's Virginia Beach facility and classes on cutting-edge manufacturing technologies like...

2011-07-19 08:50:00

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumberjack Sports International's Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud launched a road show in recent days, set to appear in six Southeastern and Midwestern cities. The mobile demonstration of the Lumberjack Feud's action-packed, family-friendly show features skills of its professional forest sport athletes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-07-18 11:35:00

Plus, Experience "Trail Talk," Where YOU Ask the Questions to America's National Park Rangers WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever wonder about the best hikes, sites and activities in America's national parks? Or are you unsure about how you should plan your next visit to a national park or what you should pack? The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's National Parks, is here to help! Today, NPF unveils Happy Trails, a new guide...

2011-06-30 17:53:56

Advances in DNA 'fingerprinting' and other genetic techniques led by Adelaide researchers are making it harder for illegal loggers to get away with destroying protected rainforests. DNA fingerprinting for timber products has grown in international recognition due to research led by the University of Adelaide that traces individual logs or wood products back to the forests where they came from. Professor Andrew Lowe, Director of the University's Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and...

2011-06-16 00:00:30

Chain Saws Direct Announces Addition of Oregon Chain Saw Accessories. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Today ChainSawsDirect.com announced it has added Oregon chainsaw accessories to its product offering. With the inclusion of this new brand, ChainSawsDirect now offers a wider selection of chainsaw bars, chainsaw chains, chain saw sharpening equipment, safety gear, manual hand saws and an automatic sharpener called the PowerSharp...

2011-05-22 00:02:22

Chain Saws Direct Announces Best Prosumer Gas Chainsaws. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Today ChainSawsDirect.com released its recommendations for the best prosumer gas chain saws. "Prosumer chainsaws have more than enough power for the weekend warrior looking to do some serious work on their property," said Mike Cosgrove, product expert at Chain Saws Direct. "You'll easily be able to take down good sized trees with a prosumer...

2011-05-18 19:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Design firm Whipsaw has just relaunched their website (www.whipsaw.com) and brand identity. In partnership with the design consultancy, Method, the refresh of their website successfully reflects who Whipsaw is - a cutting edge, visionary industrial design and engineering agency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110518/SF05107LOGO) Whipsaw.com is designed to intuitively showcase their large portfolio of interesting projects, strong...

2011-05-15 00:02:34

Chain Saws Direct Announces Best Consumer Gas Chain Saws. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Today ChainSawsDirect.com released its recommendations for the best consumer gas chain saws. Most retailers are loyal to whatever chain saws are on their shelves, according to Mike Cosgrove, product expert at Chain Saws Direct. "Consumer grade gas chain saws are ideal for folks who want to take on all their landscaping chores themselves,"...

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2011-05-06 08:47:44

Researchers journey along the Transamazon Highway to learn about deforestation and the logging industry The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth and home to millions of species. Yet, deforestation, or the clearing of forested areas, poses a threat to the livelihood of the forest. "The prime global consequence of Amazonian deforestation is loss of the world's greatest repository of biodiversity," said Robert Walker, a Geography professor at Michigan State University....

2011-04-25 15:06:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., manufacturer of the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America*, launches the largest, most comprehensive national sales event in its history. By coordinating its marketing and advertising assets across the full spectrum of communication outlets nationwide, STIHL is using STIHL Dealer Days to show its continued support for its network of independent servicing dealers across the...


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Clearcutting
2013-04-02 11:17:47

Clearcutting, otherwise known as clearfelling, is a controversial forestry/logging practice in which the majority or all of the trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, in addition to shelterwood and seed tree harvests, is utilized by foresters to construct certain types of forest ecosystems and to encourage select species that require plentiful sunlight or grow in large, even-age stands. Logging companies and forest-worker unions in certain countries support the practice for...

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