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2012-03-29 14:45:15

Scientists with the UBC Avalanche Research Group have been studying the impact of clear-cut logging on avalanche terrain in British Columbia.

2011-08-18 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have the right certificates for the job you do? Leading land based training provider [http://www.newlandstraining.com ] Newlands Training has reminded all arboriculturalists working with chainsaws that they are required to hold certificates of competence before they can work. Newlands Training supplies a range of basic and intermediate chainsaw courses...

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.


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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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